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Social media stars 'heap pressure on children to meet unobtainable standards' Some 62 per cent of 15 to 16-year-olds feel social media increases expectations Photoshopped images and only flattering shots have shifted their perception Charity YMCA blamed celebrity culture for fuelling ideals of physical perfection

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 01:24 BST, 23 July 2018 | Updated: 01:24 BST, 23 July 2018

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Social media stars have been blamed for heaping pressure on children to meet ‘unobtainable’ standards.

Some 62 per cent of 15 to 16-year-olds feel social media has ramped up expectations over their personal appearance, youth charity YMCA found.

It said photoshopped images and the sharing of only flattering shots have shifted young people’s understanding of what a normal

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