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Actor Tom Holland announces social media break: “I get caught up, and I spiral when I read things about me online.”

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Actor Tom Holland announces that he is taking a social media break for the sake of his mental health, saying that he finds Instagram and Twitter ‘overstimulating and overwhelming’.

HOLLAND: So, I am taking a break from social media for my mental health, because I find Instagram and Twitter to be overstimulating to be overwhelming. I get caught up and I spiral when I read things about me online and ultimately it’s very detrimental to my mental state. So I decided to take a step back and delete the app. On this, very, very brief return to Instagram. I thought it would be very important and a good idea to shed some light on a charity that we sponsor, which is STEM 4. STEM 4 is a wonderfully Innovative education program, it has its pioneering apps, its clinically advised website and its mental health conference has helped contribute towards –I can't even speak – help contribute, towards helping young kids, who are suffering.

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