Skip to content

Country

Katherine Ormerod - Why Social Media Is Ruining Your Life (2nd Hand Hardback)

SKU B001788
Availability:
1 available
Original price £3.20 - Original price £3.20
Original price
£3.20
£3.20 - £3.20
Current price £3.20
Synopsis

A no-holds-barred, no-filter look at what social media is doing to us as a society, and how we can deconstruct the online fantasy to change our own attitude.

. . . Do you ever obsess about your body? Do you lie awake at night, fretting about the state of your career? Does everyone else's life seem better than yours? Does it feel as if you'll never be good enough?

Why Social Media is Ruining Your Life tackles head on the pressure cooker of comparison and unreachable levels of perfection that social media has created in our modern world.

In this book, Katherine Ormerod meets the experts involved in curating, building and combating the most addictive digital force humankind has ever created. From global influencers - who collectively have over 10 million followers - to clinical psychologists, plastic surgeons and professors, Katherine uncovers how our relationship with social media has rewired our behavioural patterns, destroyed our confidence and shattered our attention spans.

Why Social Media is Ruining Your Life is a rallying cry that will provide you with the knowledge, tactics and weaponry you need to find a more healthy way to consume social media and reclaim your happiness.

Details
  • Format : Slightly Smaller 2nd Hand Hardback (No Dust Jacket Issued)
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Non-Fiction - Law, Society & Social Sciences
  • Published : 2018 (Octopus Books - 1st Edition)
  • ISBN : 9781788400626
  • SKU : B001788
  • PPC : SP430gm
  • RRP : £12.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

'This book is a call to arms from the eye of the storm' - Emma Gannon, author of The Multi-Hyphen Method.

'The book is filled with some eye-opening insights into our concerning reality that is increasing dominated by social media and also ends by exploring some worrying predictions for how our lives will continue to be affected by this in the future.'

'Informative, balanced and well researched as well as interesting to read. Ormerod brings her own experiences and observation into the narrative to engage readers and personalise the book. Could not recommend enough.' - Goodreads Reviews.

'Enter Ormerod's vital manual, which will help you navigate social media and turn it not into a weapon, but a useful tool' - Pandora Sykes.

The Author
Katherine Ormerod is a journalist, author and influencer working in London.

Categories, Collections, Filters & Keywords : Second Hand Books Non-Fiction Law Society & Social Sciences Keywords_The Modern World Keywords_The Internet & Gaming Keywords_Society Keywords_Social Issues Hardback without Dust Jacket Hardback Book Type & Condition_Second Hand Books Book Type & Condition_Second Hand - Very Good Book Format_Hardback All Books