Another reason why TV affects our intelligence is TV makes you dumber. It takes your attention span away so then you cannot learn as well in school and everywhere else outside of school. Like when your kids need help with homework and doing all of the other important things in life. For example, kids will not learn a lot in school when they are watching TV for many hours. Furthermore, watching TV will make kids to ignore reading books or interact with other kids socially because kids will be amazed by TV and the programs that it shows and they will not get benefited from it.
Social Media is the most common thing used in America when we get on our phones or technology, we check who posted something, what they’re doing, who they’re with and other things. Social media has a negative effect on Americans because It can cause bad and mental health issue, there is cyberbullying and it can be a distraction for education. Social media can be bad for your mental and physical health because it c`an be a bad mental disorder. As many as 20 million Americans women and 10 million American men 's will experience an eating disorder large portion of those are teens and adolescents (Tackett). There are teens and adolescents that are suffering from eating disorders, they see someone with this “perfect body” and they plant that image in their head and to get there fast as possible is to have an eating disorder.
Although the TV has a lot of programs for people all of ages, watching TV too much have many disadvantages, specially children who view TV television too much will be influenced on both mental and physical activities. Nowadays, there are more and more psychologists have showed that viewing before the screen too much cause to increase the risk of disease in kids. For this reason, there are a lot of opinions about this issue. It is difficult for them to control their time. Some people suggest that children should
Parents come with complains that there children is getting to video games or their children are having health issues or mental issues because of video games. More than 51% parents say that video games are bad for their children. Most common complains are: • The children have become an addict of playing video games and will not stop playing. The children waste hours after hours while they can actually do productive activity like study or play outside. • The children have become violent and aggressive and are fighting with each other for no reason because that is what they learned from the video games.
Some people may find watching television enjoyable but most of them are not aware of the pessimistic circumstances that it will bring to their lives. According to Ifham Khan (2013), there are a lot of hindrances on watching television. He said that television is the most time consuming device and it’s very hard to avoid or lessen this and the another problem of television is on children/students, parents do not care what their children are watching and that affects on their child studies on which students waste their time in front of television for hours and that really affects on their Academic results. He also
In like matter, having too much screen time can interfere with doing homework and getting the needed amount of sleep. Teenagers are spending up to 8 hours on a TV or video game and this has become a problem to their education. "Lisa Hueckel a parent education specialist for St. Louis Children 's Hospital help line" states "Spending too much time online can begin to interfere with daily life especially for teens. Warning sings include having trouble getting up for school...."(Hueckel). When they don’t have a limit for online time, teenagers could stay up as late as they want and lose track of time.
‘television consumes as much of children’s time as interacting with parents’ (Macionis and Plummer, 2009 pg 15) this shows the major role the mass media plays in our everyday lives. The media can also have a negative impact on our lives as it is peppered with articles about celebrity diets and glamour which could result in people of every age group feeling self-conscious. Young people will do anything to fit in with society and the media paints what is supposed to be the ‘ideal image’ which has a negative influence on youngsters. The mass media can open the minds of a young person as it helps there to be more diversity and to learn about new ways of life that we didn’t know existed. I strongly believe that the role of mass media plays just as important role as the family, peer groups and
Due to email and cell phones, it is now unnecessary to talk to someone face-to-face in order to make a business deal. This convenience can weaken business relationships, however, because interactions through texting and email can often be misinterpreted. Many still find it more effective to meet in person in order to gauge a business partner’s reactions (Sharkey). Technology not only impacts business relationships, but it changes the family dynamic, too. Children are spending more time watching television and playing computer games than spending time with their families.
In many schools, teachers ask the students to hand in their smartphones in order to let the student focus on class. As you see, there are some negative effects of media technology, which changed people’s lives a lot, so people are making new rules in order to let the avoid the negative effects. “Many companies have blocked social networks on their office Internet as addicted employees can distract themselves on such sites, instead of focusing on work” (“What Impact Has Social Media Truly Had On Society”). Because the media technology appeal people a lot, so most of people cannot help to overuse the media technology, which caused a lot of delaying. “In fact, studies show that British companies have lost billions of dollars per year in productivity because of social media addiction among employees” (“What Impact Has Social Media Truly Had On Society”).
9.The effects of electronic gadgets, can even a have a bad impact on social relationships. This is one of the most common gadget addiction problems, in every household. Children, do not have the time to sit with their parents and to spend some good quality time with them. They prefer to connect with their friends and relatives, in the virtual world, through text messaging, chatting, rather than meeting them. 10.Due to increasing technology, children are going far apart from their moral values.