Why Do We Care About Likes And Popularity On Social Media?

Inside The Ride: Talk To Me Tuesday

Likes? What does it really mean? This is a topic I have been wanting to discuss for a minute now. I notice that being on social media some people really get in their feelings, if they don’t get a like, a retweet, a shout out, a comment. If their opinion isn’t acknowledge, it makes them feel inadequate and they start to feel like they are not important.

I get it, we want to know if what we said matters, we want to know how people feel… but really why is it that important? Are we getting enough attention from the people in our lives? Not getting a like can cause people to have Low self-esteem especially if that like is attached to an expectation. Not getting acknowledged on social media can have dire consequences for some. I’ve seen this break up relationships of all kinds.

Why do some of feel…

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