It is starting to control what we are thinking and our actions. Our knowledge of social media is way over our heads. People in today’s society think that they are so smart and know everything about the internet and what goes on in the social media world, but in reality, we have no clue, we know a very small piece of that huge social media picture. Finally, education and social media have been going back and forth for a few years. There have been results that show that social media help and hinder education and learning.
The second article that i wanted compare it is “How to Tell a Flatterer from a Friend”. Generation of social media has forgetter what is the flatterer friend and what is the pure one. A lot of people are becoming a flatterer to look better in society. Every day tones of people fighting for the recognition on the internet and they showing that they are your friends, but they are not. It is sad to see how people trade their values and beliefs for the virtual reality that is not going to bring any benefit for the society, but their own ego.
Interacting online creates a sort of distance, like an uncanny costume, that can isolate one from humanity. I feel as if the internet has affected today's generation, including myself, the most. Before posting a picture, everyone feels the need to edit the photo just so it can be “social media worthy”. Along with that, Westerfield also says of John Suler’s article that he "describes the tendency of otherwise well-adjusted people to behave antisocially online. Often these people are anonymous, but even when identity is preserved, human behavior is different online."
Social media are the door to open up the virtual world. Instagram is like a window in that virtual world. People share everything by photos with each other on Instagram. Instagram is very famous social media. Over 100 million people are online everyday on Instagram.
On social media there are a lot of rumors thrown around, and many people have opinions. So, I had to overlook those and gathered information from a more reliable source. As I learned the additional information, I shared the information with my friends. My friends had their opinions, and some of them differed from mine. I was open to hear their point of view, but they couldn’t listen to mine.
Even though online social networking gives benefits toward improving the quality of the workers’ life, issues and problems still occur if it is not used properly. Such issues related to quality of life influenced by social networking at working places are the issue of confidentiality, integrity and threats to the privacy and security of health information. With the existence of social networking platform, the way people socialize among themselves has also changed drastically. Communication is done in a leisure way, anytime and anywhere and it happens to affect people’s daily routines too. It has raised many questions about the long-term consequences of the development of online social networking use with the existence of smartphones that
Matter of fact “ The largest online dating site is actually a social network” (Germany). Once again social media is greatly through the smartphone. Finally a very popular app that is downloaded on smartphones is linkedin. This is like always having a job that could increase your pay, give you a better lifestyle, or make connections right at your fingertips. Without social media on smartphones our lives would be completely
Also that some parts of social media can bring your spirit up if you 're having a bad day. You can learn from other people 's mistakes on how they show themselves on social media and maybe change your own ways if you do the same thing. Just because one of your friends is showing more than she should even if it 's just to one person that doesn’t mean that you should do the same thing just so that friend with stay friends with you and if someone is talking you into doing something that you shouldn’t be sending them don’t send it even if you agree to what they want because someone is going to find out about it that you didn’t want to find out. It will never turn out the
Therefore, more people would be alerted about the serious and real consequences, and hopefully less people would drink it. Facebook is another good medium where such advertisement would get attention, today many people refer to Facebook not just for catching up with friends, but for finding out about new things, getting the latest news and connecting with the outside world, which makes it a good social medium to advertise such a topic. Another important way that I thought of in reaching the audience I want is by, word of mouth, telling people about it. It might not be one of the best ways to advertise something, but in my case it would work
The more that nonconformists are punished for sharing their unpopular ideas, the more likely that the spiral of silence is to increase. Unfortunately, those who are afraid to speak out are forced to conform because conformities reward the act of support to the popular idea (Gavrilets, Richerson). As users are drawn to conform to popular ideas, they risk the act of new ideas being introduced to the media environment