Girls and social media: ‘You are expected to live up to an impossible standard’

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Pressure to project a ‘perfect’ life online is affecting the wellbeing of one in three girls, a poll has found. We asked for your views

One in three young women feel under pressure to present themselves as having a “perfect” life on social media, a survey has found. In a poll by the charity Girlguiding, 35% of girls aged 11-21 said their biggest worry online was comparing themselves to others.

We asked a group of young people to share their views on this.

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