Shawn Mendes recently showed his vulnerable side in a candid video on Instagram.

The Canadian singer revealed he was having a "hard time" with social media.

However, the 23-year-old was happy fans responded positively to his song, "It'll Be Okay."

The emotional song was released a few weeks after Mendes broke up with Camilla Cabello.

The artist was elated to know fans connected emotionally with the new song.

Mendes also revealed how songwriting helped him gain a deeper understanding of himself.

The AMA winner has a severe addiction to social media.

Mendes and his ex-girlfriend took breaks for social media to cleanse their mind.

The former couple dated for over two years before ending their relationship in November 2021.