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    This Artwork About Social Media May Be Terrifying Because It's True

    Art that makes you go hmmm...

    Whether you’re into it or not, social media is everywhere because it's our new normal.

    Sam Bailey is a 21-year-old illustrator from Slough, UK who creates incredible digital art like this that offers powerful commentary on how people use and consume social media today.

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    This piece is called "Compare to Despair."

    Sam tells Buzzfeed he’s been creating artwork for as long as he can remember, but started taking a serious interest in it about six years ago.

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    This one is simply called "Edit" and features a Photoshop logo with a gloved hand and a bloody scalpel.

    So, what inspires him to create this type of thought-provoking work?

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    He said it’s “mostly first-world problems, sometimes personal experience, but always knowing I can make people think about their modern lifestyles and habits.”

    Sam also told Buzzfeed people have reacted very positively to his digital pieces so far.

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    “I’m thankful for every reaction, as it means I’ve achieved what I set out to do — make people think.”

    He has a visual way of interpreting big concepts. Like perhaps too many kids are being raised on too much media?

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    Or maybe we should try eating more veggies before turning to fix our problems the pharmaceutical way.

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    Which leads us to this piece that's called "Consuming Time" starring a greasy hamburger and a person drowning in its oil. Ouch!

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    Make sure to check out more of Sam’s work on his Instagram page.

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