Many people hold the view that social media like Facebook could improve their relationship because it is faster and easier communication method and they feel free to post their feelings and thoughts in social media. Therefore, the reason of our research topic that we choose is, social media became one of the famous issue in Malaysia and it has huge impact on relationship. Finding suggest that, social media had a drastic impact on individual relationship. Little by little, social media has become an integral part of the way that people behave with one another and has increasingly taken the place on relationship. Another issue on social media is, the individual are became so addicted to the usage of social media which is impact on their
First, social media platforms such as Facebook, are very helpful connecting people with others and lost items. For example, in the book article “Social Media: Like it or Leave it” by Rebecca Rowell, she states “People use social network sites to reconnect with lost friends and family, ask for advice, buy and sell items, and help people in need directly.” Family members who live in different areas of the country or state, can remain connected to one another and even share daily experiences. Often people who are looking for certain products or services, post inquiries on social media platforms. People respond to these inquiries with suggestions of individuals or businesses to contact. Also, businesses advertise
Facebook has become a very popular social networking site. The popularity of Facebook is established based on the number of people using it. Statistics of Facebook users will be discussed and compared with the statistics of other social networking sites. The concept of social capital will be used in an analysis of the impact of Facebook on users. The definitions of social capital with dimensions such as relationships, trust, reciprocity, and action for a common purpose are explained.
Although some people may think social media has some disadvantages, I still strongly believe that social media has huge positive effects to our lives. First of all, social media is a place where people can contact with anyone in the world. According to Susannah Fox and Lee Rainie (2014), among American adults, there are 87 percent adults using the web, 68 percent connecting to the web with mobile devices, and 90 percent
He was also convincing when he said that it connects families, friends and colleagues around the world and facilitate communication between them despite their different languages. I also agree with him that Facebook is not for entertainment but it also has a beneficial effect, we could read and know more about the world news, health, sports ….etc. through different Facebook pages. He was also correct when he defended those whom we see happier than us by telling that they may be more likely to share their success than failures. And last but not the least I totally agree with him that all Facebook users shouldn’t only use Facebook for their entertainment but to become active instead.
The sad thing is that there are more disadvantages than the advantages. After the use of facebook the person tends to forget other thing and if he/she doesn’t log on to facebook he/she feels that as if something is bothering him/her. The person has to use facebook to get rid of the thing that is bothering him/her so the person gets addicted to the facebook like a person getting addicted to drugs and alcohol. So the facebook is like a drug and we should not get addict to it or otherwise we have to face the consequences of addiction later. “Unlike previous generations, after our death there will remain something beyond life-long accumulated clutter -- our Facebook pages.” (Lyuve,
In the world over a billion people use Facebook on a daily basis ( ) as everyone uses facebook they can see and stop what bad is going on too. These three reasons are reasons why social networking sites should be used when considering a person for a job or
According to Forsyth, Some people join Facebook group to evaluate their own qualities, to set personal goal, to help other people or to bolster their self-esteem. It is further reported that people rely on others for information about themselves and the environment. The nature of how people are using Facebook these days means people can have all sorts of information they might require. Christofides et al revealed that Facebook provides an easy way of sharing information with friends, acquaintances and even strangers. She further revealed that a survey which was carried with University students in Canada revealed that students are free to disclose and share information on Facebook rather than in general.
As usual, everything has pros and cons. There are bright sides which are represented in the first article titled “The Benefits of Facebook ‘‘Friends:’’ Social Capital and College Students’ Use of Online Social Network Sites” which is established by Nicole B. Ellison, Charles