pope francis has called on young people the world over to resist the `false image of reality` portrayed by social media and reality tv and take charge of their own destiny.`don't let yourselves be led astray by this false image of reality! be the protagonists of your history; decide your own future,` he said according to agence france-presse.in a video message for world youth day, which falls on april 9, the head of the catholic church said that those who call today's youth `distracted and superficial` are wrong.`to have a past is not the same as to have a history,` francis said, urging faithful youngsters to spend more time with their grandparents.the pontiff also hit out at excessive smart phone use and cautioned that “the church is not like a flash mob, where people agree to meet, do their thing and then go their separate ways,” according to the catholic herald.[afp]