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.
This study aimed to know the attitudes and perceptions toward social media of selected BS Psychology first year college students of De La Salle Lipa and has found out that almost everyone is an active user of different social media sites. The researchers have found out that social media sites are mostly used for communication, rather than to just waste time. The respondents saw social media as helpful and very benefitting for them. Some of these benefits are better communication and faster gathering of information. Although there are also some flaws in the use of social media, such as, social media being really time consuming and bonding times with family members are lessened.
In addition, social media use internet access that can help us in all our activities that require a very short time. Social media is an internet-based communication tool that is widely used by almost everyone around the world. Many advantages in using social media but of course there is a negative impact arising from the use of social media in excess. I suggest for everyone to be wiser in using social media. And this era of globalization, many people access the internet to find information including children.
Impact of Social Media Social media is device used to sharing, interact, and get to know new friend. Social media have significant impact for the user’s life. Kind of social media is Facebook, Twitter, Line, etc. Social media changes the most people live. It can have negative and positive impact, but not all people aware of effect.
So, it is no doubt our real world social lives are seeing some changes. Social media is the driver behind that connection. It is about sharing and broadcasting your life online, conversing with friends as well as strangers. III. POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA Positive effects of Social Media:- 1.
Social networking is a relatively new phenomenon in the world of the web. Despite this, the success of social network companies like Facebook pioneering in this mode of communication is testament to its overwhelming popularity among all levels of society. The issue, though, is the effect social networking has on individuals. Some claim that social networking has caused a lot of problems. How far is this true?
One of the big advantages of the online social media, (portals, instant messaging and interconnected handheld devices, to get in contact with wider online audience. Employing the multiple number of online platforms and channels gives more power to reach, and therefore influence, more consumers than ever. started marketing game before the actual game was launched, so through the marketing you are generate the interest before this game came out. There are three steps to have marketing success and the first is to create marketing irresistible promotional materials, pieces of marketing content so alluring that they compel sharing and discussion, without them the marketing is not that much affective tool. And these are type of marketing that you
Recently Social networking media applications has changed our lives for the better, but at the same time it can destroy some lives. Social networking applications have made it nearly effortless for me to keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues in all around the world easily without any cost. Now I get the chance to know what's on their minds, what are they up to, what are they doing at this moment or what are they going to do next and all things like that, I can even know who are they friends with and who do they hang with and go out to. Because today (Facebook/Snapchat/Instagram/Twitter) is making this very easy to see. On the other hand, I'm not sure if I need to know any of that, because it’s their life and they can do whatever they want in it.
Social networks can be defined as any form of electronic communication (as Web sites for social networking and microblogging) through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content such as videos. (Webster online dictionary).This makes social networking tools more dynamic compared to the learning management system. Most of the students in this century is using technology throughout their day whether to stay in touch with their family members and friends, listen to music and watch videos or read the latest updates within their circle of friends or news. As communication have been such a success using social media, learning also has taken a drastic shift from the traditional paradigm with the infusion of social media into online learning. According to Friedman and
On the other hand, Tucker (2010) claimed from his article “Status Update: 'I 'm So Glamorous '” that social networking sites offer users easy ways to present idealized images of themselves, even if those ideals don’t always square with their real-world personalities. From Mehdizadeh’s results (as cited in Tucker, 2010), the use of Facebook can predict a person’s level of narcissism and self-esteem. Moreover, based on the Narcissism Personality Inventory and Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale scores, Mehdizadeh discovered that narcissists and people with lower self-esteem were more likely to spend more than an hour a day on Facebook and were more prone to post self-promotional photos (striking a pose or using Photoshop, for example). Narcissists were also more likely to showcase themselves through status updates (using phrases like “I’m so glamorous I bleed glitter”) and wall activity (posting self-serving links like “My Celebrity Look-alikes”). Although it seems that Facebook can be used by narcissists to fuel their inflated egos, Mehdizadeh stopped short of proclaiming that excessive time spent on Facebook can turn regular users into narcissists.