Selena Gomez says social media is "terrible" for younger generations

Selena Gomez says social media is

"I would say, for my generation, specifically, social media has really been bad", said Gomez, who is in Cannes to promote director Jim Jarmusch's The Dead Don't Die.

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"I understand that it's wonderful to use your platform, but it does scare me when you see how exposed these young girls and young boys are, and they are not really aware of the news or anything going on". I think for me I like to be intentional with it. I noticed with me, I got kind of depressed looking at these people who look attractive and unbelievable, and it would just get me down a lot.

We just can not wait to see what she'll be donning this time around. "I'll meet them at meet-and-greets, and they're just devastated by bullying and not having a voice". I see these young girls ...

Gomez also called on people to take breaks in social media use: "It can be great in moments, but I would just be careful and allow yourself some time limits when you should use it and when not".

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"It is not that healthy to be on [social media] all the time", she added.

"But for my generation specifically, social media has been bad".

"Please stop reading into things so much and making something out of nothing". Back in March, the star revealed: "I'm now in the studio and it's going really good". And tbh, we couldn't agree more.

Mallika also shared Instagram stories giving her followers a sneak peek into all of the outfits she is trying on for Cannes 2019.

Over the past year, the "Back to You" singer has visibly taken a step back from Instagram, posting only sporadically or when she's promoting a new project. And considering all of that Jelena drama we just told you about, we wouldn't be surprised if another social media hiatus was on the horizon either... Do Justin and Selena have a point here about the dangers of social media?