What is emoji for ‘I’m broke’?
Sad-faced emoji + Instagram symbol + err, what’s the emoji for no money?
OK, me trying to write a money column in emoji was doomed to fail.
It may be the language of the future, but I’m not fluent in it.
What I was trying to say is social media sites like Instagram can make young people unhappy, and keep them poor.
Exposure to fake lifestyles, fake happiness, fake gorgeous makes it hard to see your own life as great.
And that’s where the money problem lies.
Young people aren’t being tempted to keep up with the Joneses next door as we less bodyand style-conscious older folk are.
They’re being tempted to keep up with the fake Joneses’ lifestyles presented on YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.
I learnt some new phrases for this from Status of Mind, a report from Britain’s Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), concerned