I have a similar feeling, as I have noticed this generation kids addicted to social platforms like instagram, facebook so on. They are failing to understand the reality and live in a so called fantacy world.
I read the official statistics. The latest statistics show that 63% of American Facebook users visit the site daily, and 40% of users visit several times a day. The main goal that these people have is entertainment. Very quickly, a system of conditioned reflexes develops, reinforcing a psychological addiction. I was interested in this topic and read an interesting article about mental disorders http://homecareassistance.com. Those who post status updates receive constant positive reinforcement in supportive comments and comments on similar topics. Of course, if this habit takes years to establish, it's not easy to give it up.