Why Tom Holland Takes a Break from Social Media


Even heroes need a rest.

Tom HollandOn Aug. 14, he shared that he would be taking a break on social media in order to concentrate on his mental health. In a video shared to Instagram, the actor explained that he had previously deleted his Instagram account, but wanted to share a few things with his followers before returning to social media.

“I have taken a break from social media for my mental health, because I find Instagram and Twitter to be overstimulating, to be overwhelming,”TheSpider-Man has no way home actor said in the three-minute clip. “I get caught up and I spiral when I read things about me online. And ultimately, it’s very detrimental to my mental state. So, I’ve decided to take a step back and delete the app.”

Tom, 26, called it his return to the platform “very, very brief,” he said that he wanted to inform people about Stem4, a charity that supports positive mental health in teenagers,And The Brothers Trust, a philanthropic organization that was set up by the Uncharted actor’s parents, Dominic and Nikki Holland