The Reason People Use Social Media For Validation

Social Media it’s not safe. Social Media is not your personal diary.

Dedrick Conway
3 min readMar 9, 2021

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Generally speaking, almost everyone is at war. Whether physical, mental, or metaphysical, it’s always a war somewhere. But, in terms of this narrative when we are at war, we tend to find things to fill the void of what we want and or what is missing. With that being said, you or somebody you’ve known your entire life can be falling apart, and they’re doing everything to feel secure.

But, when a person is trying to feel secure, they seek validation from others to get confirmation of some sort. Though that is fine, using social media to seek or find validation is pure foolery, stupidity, and threat as they do tha. I’m going to expound on why.

1. You will never get closure behind a computer.

I don’t care who you are, what you are, what you think you are, and what you claim to be. If you need validation from someone or something about you or what you do then that’s the first problem. You need to find peace, happiness, and strength within you. You need to already be validated with yourself first a foremost. What I mean is that you need to keep it a hundred with yourself. With that already being understood when you are one with yourself, there is no need to explain yourself, try to impress people, keep up with people, make people understand you, care, and even make people like you. Now, as far as finding validation on social media, it’s a peculiar thing, at least to me.

The reason being is because people go out of their way to impress people they don’t know, don’t like, people they will never meet, and people who don’t even care about them or their social media page. On top of trying to get validation or acceptance, the person seeking that is going to go through something more profound than that, little do they know. With them trying to make it seem like they are ok, happy, rich, successful, and whatever else, they lie to themselves wholeheartedly. Once they create their social identity on their social media, they tend to try to implement that in their personal lives. ThisThis is an excellent approach to changing yourself, but you don’t receive the same acceptance you would in real life as you do on…

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Dedrick Conway

Dedrick C. is a serial entrepreneur, indie author, ghostwriter, and artist expressing his perspectives through evocative literary artistry. Top writer in Art!