Disadvantages Of Social Media Research

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According to Nations (2015), When we talk about social media nowadays, straight to our minds, we think about Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and others, but what really is the true meaning of social media? According to Nations, The word Social media is divided into two main parts, the first part is social that means when you interact with one another to give and get information from each other. As for the second part is media that means a type of instrument in using to communicate for example internet, TV, radio, newspaper etc. When putting both words together the meaning of social media is “web-based communication tools that enable people to interact with each other by both sharing and consuming information.” (para. 1, 5-7). Social…show more content…
It emphasize on the 5 benefits of social media to kids. First, according to the research it strengthens friendships. Second, social media helps them to get along in their society. Third, kids can get a support online in an issue that is considered as “not cool” to discuss outspokenly. Fourth, they can express themselves such as showing their talents or their interests to gain support and feedback. Fifth, Social media can also encourage kids to do good when they see the issue online such as raise fund or posting positive thoughts. Moreover, there are many things that it can help us with our daily lives. For example, teachers and students are easier to contact and collaborate with one another and free access of learning materials online to help improve. People can be more involved in voting and receive information easier as well as online voting process. Information about everything including news, events, etc. can be sent out faster online and easier to get access to acknowledging. You can gain and keep relationships with friends and others no matter which part of the world you are in. Lastly job applications and information are easier to give out and people become less unemployed and finding jobs quicker and faster than usual. (McGillivray,
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