Social media is a wild space. Almost since its inception, the internet has been a place of never-ending debates about the advantages and disadvantages of social media. One can’t deny the power that social media holds. While it can be a boon in more ways than one – for sharing news, fact-checking, amplifying sales of small business and most importantly, creating awareness – the overload of information and the pressure to stay active can also affect people negatively. It was the same thing for these Bollywood who’ve decided to relieve their thumbs from scrolling and put their minds at ease. Here’s some inspiration, in case you’re looking for it.
Social media detox: Aamir Khan Fatima Sana Shaikh and a few other celebrities have stepped away from social media
1. Aamir Khan
I have decided to stop the pretence.
Aamir Khan bid adieu to his social media followers a day after his birthday. In a tweet, the actor said, “Hey guys, thank you so much for all the love and warmth on my birthday. My heart is full. In other news, this is going to be my last post on social media. Considering that I am SO active anyway.” Further confirming his exit and updating his fans about other proceedings, Aamir wrote, “We will continue to communicate as we did before. In addition, AKP has created its official channel! So future updates on me and my films can be found there. Here’s the official handle! @akppl_official. Lots of love, always. a.”
2. Fatima Sana Shaikh
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