But then you find signs of these people getting more anxious after being on social media.
Now we have this global security threat and a cost-of-living crisis.
Such chronic stress can send your mood into a spiral.
Then lockdown in 2020 isolated everyone socially.
The term might be relatively new, but fears about the impact of media on our mental health are not.
A tank crushes a car with its Ukrainian driver inside.
Broadcasters such as report that news audiences have doubled, while social media sites such as Twitter and are seeing surges in hits related to the war.