Disadvantage Social Media

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Social media is defined as an online service, platform or site that focuses on building and reflecting of social networks or social relations among people who share interest or activities. Some famous sites are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. The generalization of the internet makes us live conveniently and fast. We live in time where communication is possible without having to exert so much effort. 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. It is quite obvious that using social media has its benefits.
First and foremost, social media causes distraction to students. An average teen spends a minimum of 2hours and 20minutes on social media every day. They tend to give more time online and set aside school work. Students who get good grades spend just a little time on social media. Dr. Larry Rosen – an international expert in “Psychology in Technology”, says that the students, who use social media frequently, have lower grades than those who were less often. I have asked some students about relationships between using social media and studying. They say that they do
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