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Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has [announced / announcing] he is "taking a break" from social media because he is [feed / fed] up with spending [so / such] much time looking at his mobile phone or iPad. The international superstar has 16 million followers [in / on] Twitter and another 5.5 million on Instagram. He has been active in keeping his fans [up / down] to date on his personal life but now wants to [have / be] a rest. He wrote on his Instagram account: "Hello all. I'm [taking / taken] a break from my phone, e-mails and all social media for a [while / whilst] ." He went on to explain: "I've had such an amazing time [under / over] the last five years but I find myself seeing the world through a screen and [not / now] my eyes."

Sheeran has been [touring / toured] the world since August 2014 [given / giving] dozens of sellout concerts. He apologised to his friends and family [on / for] his upcoming online [absent / absence] . He said he wanted to see the world instead of continually working and [touring / toured] . He wrote: "I'm taking this opportunity of me not [have / having] to be anywhere or do anything to travel the world and see everything I [missed / mist] ." The singer will also use his time off to get surgery for a [blast / burst] eardrum he got while doing a concert. He also had good news for his millions of fans. He announced that his [third / thirdly] album is on its way and that it is the best thing he has [producing / produced] so far. He thanked his fans and said he would be back next autumn.

 
 

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