We live in the time where social media is the main medium of communication. Twenty-first century learners spend a lot of free time online. They use it extensively to get global access. It becomes a raging craze for everyone nowadays. Although social media may have change the world for the better, it may also cause distraction to students, it changes the way they interact with others and it causes psychological changes or other health problems.
SOCIAL MEDIA Social media is an internet-based communication tool that is widely used by almost everyone around the world. Nowadays a lot of social media users from around the world, the percentage will continue to grow every year. Because in this era globalization, social media and internet are important for everyone. In addition, social media also have a negative impact if used continuously, such as Reduced Productivity, Addictive , Waste Time, and Porn. The use of social media does have a positive impact that is very easy for us to communicate and find out what is in this world.
Social media is a useful tool to students, but too much use of social media has changed the daily routine in their education, instead of reading books and studying. Students waste too much time in using social media and prefer holding gadgets and it as pastime hobby. Many students are using social media thus students still have a different perspective in using it. Thus, social media gives positive review on how it can help students in studies. “Computers themselves and software yet to be developed will revolutionize the way we learn” according to Steve Jobs n.d. Education in today’s world is all about the connection in social media.
Social media has created an extensive role in the way today’s generation is growing up. Despite the fact that it may have benefits, it has created a negative impact in a major way on the current generation. Social media has engulfed the minds and actions of most young people today, becoming a prominent part of their everyday lives. When one engages with social media, they are blinded to the harmful effects that consume their life. Since the 21st century, it is no secret how social media has expanded, ranging from simple apps to complete sites.
Many students would state that social media is just a form of communication but social media take a form of addiction, cause health issues and even pose a serious danger to the life of an individual. To begin with, many users become addictive and more isolated from social media. Clearly many students would view that social media as a harmless form of communication.
Social media is a very popular way nowadays for one to express his or her feelings. Mainly used by teenagers, social media websites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat have become popular in the past decade. The goal of users of social media often is to show off how one 's life is going. Social media plays a huge role as to how happy or sad a person is. Social media can decrease happiness by showing the viewer mournful issues, making people feel less appreciated, and the way people interact with each other using these websites.
Social media, the genre of phone platforms that people have many undecided or hypocritical emotions about. People look down on their phone more than they have actual face-to-face conversations, but why is that? Social media does not make us less social. Social media does not make us less social due to the fact that it positively impacts self confidence, it helps people of all ages communicate with others, and it is a place where society commonly expresses their emotions. Some parents might say that social media is bad due to chances of their child getting kidnapped from wanting to try and meet an online friend or getting depressed because of cyber bullying, however there can be certain steps that parents can take to make social media or a meetup with an online friend more safe.
Although social media can become addicting and may lead to social seclusion, online usage does not point to isolation, because it provides learning opportunities, keeps society up to date on current events, and help families and friends stay in touch. Some will say that social media is a waste of time but that is not true because it can grant you many learning opportunities. Many of research has shown that social media can help become a study tool for people of all ages (How Social Media Can Help Students Study, McGraw Hill). This suggests that not only students could use social media to help them with learning but anyone who wishes to review a subject can. This is important because many people feel that going to a program or school is a waste of time, and especially now anyone can learn anything by just looking it up, or talking to someone who could help on a social platform.
Social media has provided mobile, web technology and a wide range of opportunities for the people who are also affordable. Social media is a tool of computer that allows the creation, sharing and exchange of information and ideas images and videos on a network. Social media helps to share information on the virtual communities. Social media plays an important role in lives of people. It is imperious part of lives of people all around the world.
Abstract: Social media is the social interface among people in which they create, share or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. Users of social media are escalating exponentially and it is changing the dynamics of social interaction by empowering them. In the society, the role of social media is very crucial as media creates awareness, change the perception of people and helps in decision making. Social media has become the voice of the people by shaping the way information is transmitted to the public. The paper highlights how social media, can raise social issues effectively and is definitely a boon to our world, yet misuse or irresponsible usage can have negative effects on individual and society.