3 Harms of Secondhand Social Media and Smartphone Use

John Thomas
Soli Deo Gloria
Published in
6 min readNov 6, 2019

If social media or smartphones are the new smoking, what’s the new secondhand smoking?

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In 1986, two decades after the surgeon general report that was a pivotal turning point in the decline of the cultural acceptance of smoking, another surgeon general report was released detailing the significant harm caused by secondhand smoke. In the years since the revelation that…