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British MP Calls for Disclosure of Edited Influencer Images to Combat Body Image Issues

Perhaps the most troublesome issue that social media has ended up causing is that it has resulted in a lot of people not being all that satisfied with the bodies that they have. Make no mistake, being overweight is the sort of thing that can be really bad for your health, and it is essential to try and lose weight especially if most of it is around your waist.

With all of that having been said and now out of the way, it is important to note that a lot of perfectly healthy people have started to develop body image issues thanks to the deluge of influencers online many of whom share digitally altered images since no normal person could ever end up looking like that and still be healthy. Digital image alteration is clearly a problem because of the fact that this is the sort of thing that could potentially end up giving people unrealistic standards regarding how their bodies should actually look.

A British member of parliament named Luke Evans who used to work as a general practitioner is calling for legislation that would force influencers to disclose any and all editing that has been done to modify their appearance in the images that they share. This may be essential with all things having been considered and taken into account due to the reason that it can help people realize that what they see on social media may not be a reflection of real life.

Suffice it to say that this is an issue that needs to be resolved as quickly as possible. Plenty of people are starting to develop eating disorders due to influencer culture on social media, and teenagers in particular are at risk here since they often can’t tell when a particular body is realistic and whether or not it is something that they should aspire to.


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