Changing Social Media Laws - Suzanne Samaka

Published on: 18th August, 2021

Please remember that no episode of the MyoMinds podcast can be used as a replacement for medical advice and/or care.

Disclaimer - In this episode we talk about eating disorders, body dysmorphia, and suicide.

In this episode of the MyoMinds Podcast... Suzanne Samaka is the face of the new campaign looking to introduce the legal requirement that edited social media posts are labelled clearly.

Through are discussion we talk about:

  • The reasons why Suzanne started this mission of hers
  • The effects edited media can have on women and men
  • Why we might feel the need to promote our "best" on social media
  • The impact ones physical appearance can have an a medical diagnosis

Todays' Devils Advocate: "Don’t you think people should just stop comparing themselves to these images, how will some text at the bottom change that?"

You can sign the petition by following this link: https://www.change.org/p/change-social-media-laws-to-state-when-content-is-filtered-or-edited?utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=custom_url&recruited_by_id=a6058840-2e84-11e6-8eb3-1d3cde6b4778

Follow Suzanne and her mission on:

Instagram: @protectyouthmentalhealth

Twitter: @SuzanneSamaka

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MyoMinds Podcast
Demystifying mental health in the exercising community
The MyoMinds podcast is here to start the discussions around disordered eating, exercise addiction, muscle dysmorphia, and everything in-between within exercisers.

Our guests include professional athletes, Experts, Doctors, coaches, experts by experience, and more.

The podcast is hosted by the CEO of MyoMinds, George Mycock. He has personal experience with eating disorders, muscle dysmorphia, depression, and anxiety.

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George Mycock

I am the CEO of MyoMinds and the host of the MyoMinds Podcast. I'm a fitness enthusiast who has lived experience with eating disorders, compulsive exercise, and body dysmorphia. I want to improve the understanding of mental health within the fitness and sport community.