Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe and Yul Edochie in their recent post on Instagram preached against peer pressure on social media.
According to these moviemakers, social media is having a negative effect on the lives of youths.
Mercy and Yul laid emphasis on the fact that social media space comprises a whole lot of people showing off and flaunting riches, even when they don’t have much of it. They added that it is this lavish lifestyle that is portrayed by individuals that make youths compete unnecessarily, not to be successful, but to look successful.
Yul wrote on Twitter;
“Many youths are under a lot of pressure these days. Sadly it’s not pressured to achieve.
But the pressure to look like they are achieving. And social media is largely responsible for it.
Take it easy. Avoid competition. The goal is to be successful, not to look successful.”
Reacting to this, Mercy wrote;
“I had to repost this! Apt!”