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Katherine Ormerod is the author of a new book, Why Social Media is Ruining Your Life. She tells Ruth O’Connor how over-reliance on Facebook and Instagram can dangerously undermine our happiness

23rd September, 2018
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Katherine Ormerod: ‘See social media for what it is: a fantasy world which only encompasses the best 1 per cent of anyone’s life’

Katherine Ormerod has worked for over a decade as a journalist and editor for publications such as the Sunday Times Style, Grazia and Glamour. A graduate of the University of Edinburgh and London College of Fashion, she has established a social media consultancy, is the founder of anti-perfectionism platform workworkwork.com and has more than 46,000 followers on Instagram.

On the one hand, social media has provided her with a huge fan base, job opportunities and...

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