Published Mar 25, 2024

Kelley Hoffman  


An abundance of problems can result from excessive screen time, especially when short videos on social media platforms are viewed. These problems include diminished social skills, anxiousness, and tension, as well as a shorter attention span. To protect our youth from the potential negative consequences of excessive short video viewing, we can encourage outdoor activities, face-to-face interaction, the development of critical thinking skills in interpreting media messages, the establishment of parental controls, and the imposition of time limits on screen usage. For the betterment of future generations, it is critical that educators, parents, legislators, and technology corporations collaborate to educate and empower individuals to make informed decisions regarding their media consumption habits.



Short Videos, Addiction, Mental Health, Interventions, Future Generations

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How to Cite
Hoffman, K. (2024). Saving the Generations to Come from the Short Videos. Science Insights, 44(3), 1273–1274. https://doi.org/10.15354/si.24.co180