It's no secret that social media is the fastest, most efficient way to stay connected with other people. Celebrities, media outlets, bloggers, influencers and more all use platforms like Twitter and Instagram to reach their followers, and even though these apps may seem mandatory, some of the world's biggest stars have actually quit them—some for a few days, some for a few hours, others for good!

Social media can sometimes become overwhelming and draining, even for the celebrities we so closely follow online. There are weeks when even I have deleted my own apps just from feeling anxious, so I can't imagine what people with tens of millions of followers go through every single day being under the public's scrutiny.

Below, check out 15 stars who made a dramatic exit from social media at one point or another.