Body image obsession due to social media blamed for school boys’ drug expulsions

Social media has taken some of the blame for the expulsion of two Brisbane school boys caught dealing steroids.

The school Principal explains:

“They’re teenage boys. They’ve got Instagram and they’ve got Facebook and all the girls are commenting.

“It’s a minefield and there’s a million different motivations for them to do it…. This incident, while serious, highlights the issues associated with body image for young men.”

The influence of social media on the lives of young adults is increasing. Read the whole story here.

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