Could you give up social media for a month?

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Scroll Free September is what it's being called, but do you think you could give up social media for a whole month?

It's the idea of one charity, the Royal Public Health Society, who believe logging off could help you sleep better, feel better and help you spend quality time with the people around you.

The campaign's saying social media isn't all bad, but is challenging phone addicts to give up, or cut down on, their use of personal social media accounts.

Do you think it's a good idea or not?

How long would you last for - a whole month or would you struggle after a couple of days?

And what about the other people in your family or your friends? Would you like it if they cut down their social media use? Let us know!


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  • Comment number 15. Posted by Jessigymnast

    13 Aug 2018 16:50
    I have never really thought about using social media but I prefer when you go somewhere to speak face to face, rather than your head frequently looking down to the screen.I don't think it is a problem using social media, but for the people who have social media accounts, don't use it constantly!!!
    Make contact with reality. Im not trying to be mean or anything its just better without social media😒
  • Comment number 14. Posted by redrollinghedgehog

    13 Aug 2018 16:06
    I never use social media. I think it is far better to interact with people face to face, and stop all the miscommunication, insults and cyber bullying that come with social media.
  • Comment number 13. Posted by Wildcat

    12 Aug 2018 17:05
    Me and my besties are going to do it.
  • Comment number 12. Posted by U17102688

    12 Aug 2018 16:46
    I think you should do this because it is environmental
  • Comment number 11. Posted by U17103934

    12 Aug 2018 11:00
    I’m gonna try but I don’t know if I will last!
  • Comment number 10. Posted by pink Unicorn

    12 Aug 2018 8:37
    I can’t go on without WhatsApp!
  • Comment number 9. Posted by RoseJokeyWriter

    12 Aug 2018 3:00
    I can't survive without social media
  • Comment number 8. Posted by bluepeterfan9

    11 Aug 2018 20:50
    I think it is AMAZING idea because everywhere I look now someone’s on there 📱 phone or taking selfies !! I would be up for the challenge
    Bring it on I know it will make a difference 👍🏼👏🏻
    Bluie 💙Xxx

  • Comment number 7. Posted by U17082197

    11 Aug 2018 19:16
    I would d
  • Comment number 6. Posted by U17102688

    11 Aug 2018 15:33

    If they do, stand up to them! You know better lovely xx