The Influence of Social Media on Teenagers Saeeda Buti Saeed - GEN 103 The Influence of Social Media on Teenagers As far as the impact of recent technologies is concerned, especially on life and the behaviours of the younger generation, a necessary pause is obligatory in the social media networking that have been used recently by large segments of the population, especially children and teenagers. Legitimacy It is known that each technique uses can be perfect or imperfect according to its contents and uses, but we aim to monitor the effects that these network can have on mental health, social and ethical, especially for the younger generation, which is the largest user of this It is obvious that parents and educators underestimate
“Studies showed a relationship between excessive internet use and loneliness antisocial values and lower emotional intelligence and depression and also the persons’ relationship especially with their mothers and peers deteriorates as a result of internet addiction.” (Binnaz Kıran Esen 2010) People who have social barriers are easily to get Internet addiction. They think the virtual world is more comfortable, in this world they can escape from the pressure of real world. For example, in China teenagers more like to play computer games to escape from the study pressure. Some even chose to live in cybercafé for a few days. There is a case.
As of 2004, an i-Safe America survey found that 42% of kids have been bullied online, while a greater 53% have admitted to cyberbullying someone else online; even still, 58% have opted to not share such experiences with their parents or an adult. Keep in mind that these statistics were discovered before Facebook and Twitter. The rise of the Internet and its solidified role in our modern lives have led to many discussions and arguments on the web - as well as the insults and harassment they produce. Cyberbullying is extremely pervasive among teenagers and often inflicts more damage than other types of bullying; attackers can be anonymous and strike whenever they please, creating both short-term and long-term problems for young people everywhere.
Too much time in front of computer can deviate their mind from playing sports and other social activities which are beneficial and essential to child-development. young adults who are using internet without proper parental supervision in their early lives are dooming themselves to developing poor study habits, poor social interaction skills and lack of attention spans in all aspects of their lives, present and future. Argument 01 The excessive use of social media sites in teens can have a negative effect on teenagers ' physical and psychological health. In almost every classroom that you walk in
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.
Social Media – A Modern Addiction Social media are now popularized all around the world. With the development of technology, social media and social networking is gradually affecting our life styles and interpersonal relationships in many aspects, consciously or unconsciously. However, besides consuming so much time on the social networks, something else important is being taken away. As is noticed, an increasing number of people is somehow addicted to the social networking, spending hours in front of screens without doing anything meaningful to the daily life. Thus a serious issue occurred— Is social networking really significant or is it gradually becoming a modern addiction?
However, the internet has major downfall, for example; internet addiction, information overload and the leakage of personal information. The quality of time one spends on the internet can lead to internet addiction. According to Adair.S.C (2015), “children of all ages describe a feeling of loss because parents are more interested and responsive to their screens than them.” (Para. 14). In my community, each parent has a cell phone that connects them to the internet which causes them to talk less and show unconditional love at home.
Baidu Tieba (300M) 13. Skype (300M) 14. Viber (260M) The Negative Impact on Teenagers The teenage brain has confounded parents for generations. Now days, with the lives of most teenagers so heavily enmeshed in social media, it’s even harder for parents to know what’s truly going on behind the screens. Social media can give voice to the voiceless, accelerate and aid learning, and help people to feel supported and uplifted.
Lastly we do not know how to manage our time we spent too much time on social media. One good thing about social media is That it strengthens our relationships. One reason why time should be limited for teenagers is that, in the article Internet addiction too much time online It says,"For youth on the high-end of the scale spending this much time with media online and offline rob them from real-world experiences and may result in lower grades increase the risk for depression cut
Internet addiction is a broad term that covers a wide variety of behaviors and impulse control problems (Young, 1999). Dr. Kimberly S. Young has revealed in her study, about the concrete evidence supporting the internet addiction. This addiction could lead to the negative impacts to the teenagers. While teenagers are drowning in this kind of ‘Cyber Community ' for such a long period time, they are rejecting other important priorities and activities such as academic performance decrement, lack of doing physical and outdoor activities and easily expose to the negative environment. Teenagers nowadays spending more time using the internet rather than focus on their studies.