While social media has its benefits, it also can facilitate toxic exchanges that emotionally burden teens, many teens witness online gossip, drama, and bullying very frequently, and they find this upsetting. Many teens feel overwhelmed every day by the large number of notifications they receive and feel pressure to respond because most people expect them to respond immediately. Smartphone addiction erodes academic performance. One reason for this is that many teens use their phones recreationally in the classroom and while doing homework. For this reason, a majority of teens say their smartphone is an obstacle to getting the best grades they are capable of getting.