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Being a teenager is hard enough — there’s pressure to fit in, first crushes, first heartbreaks, and sometimes, everything seems like it’s just not fair. But for celebrities growing up in the public eye, it can be a lot tougher, especially when you can’t escape social media, like Modern Family star Ariel Winter.

The 18-year old actress, who’s on the November cover of Seventeen, recently opened up about social media and the effects it’s had on her.

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She makes an excellent point! Remember the age old saying, “If you have nothing nice to say, keep it to yourself?” It’s definitely easy to hide behind a computer or phone screen and say something mean, but that hasn’t discouraged Ariel from using social media.

She’s right about that — she IS fabulous! Like, did you SEE her in her graduation party dress?

You can read the full interview here.