The average child today spend countless time viewing the television for fun and enjoyment, despite it having no education or real value to them. The frequent viewing of television prevents children from playing or socializing with others. Little or no interaction with peers can affect children’s social development. Television takes away the time children get to interact with other children in their social circle suggested by Gangala (2017). In an article on antisocial behaviour written by Warner (2007) pointed out that preschoolers who watch hours two television leads to antisocial behaviour.
However, there is a conflict that endures since when the first polemic video game was created. Some people believe that brutal video games do not influence children and teenagers’ thoughts and actions in their everyday life. Nevertheless, others argue that these types of games are bad for children’s brains and can turn them into more violent people besides other terrible consequences. Believing or not, these types of games are the most sold in all globe. Everything overdone, over spoken, and over thought is bad for us in some way, because we always have to give up something in order to complete the objective we want.
The negative Impact of social media on Children Social media nowadays play an important role in our lives as it has a good effect it also has a bad effect on our live especially on children and Adolescents. According to Ahn (2012), children are among the most users of social network sites (SNS). Some studies find that youth spend most of their time on social media. This result in some causes and effects on children such as cyberbullying which leak the personal information of the children and affect the personality, addition to that, limitation of the time children spend on the internet by the parents affects the child to be more aggressive and antisocial. What is cyberbullying?
Bullying has seen an increase as kids are now able to hide behind social media and bully peers after school hours. The job market has suffered significant losses due to manual jobs now being replaced by automation thus reducing the number of employees needed and leaving many jobless. The more advanced technology gets, manual jobs will continue to suffer and affect upcoming job seekers. (The Economist. 2016) “In previous waves of
Some people say that social media is dangerous for kids because it changes their behaviors and more importantly it affects their learning for school. It is dangerous because, they never know who they are chatting with online. Social media changes children 's behaviors because they do unhealthy things that are intended for people over 18 years of age. It also affects their education in a bad way by using abbreviations or slang that threatens their skills in writing. However, others say that social media is beneficial for kids because researchers see them expressing themselves on it.
Then the next cause is parent’s lack of attention. It makes a child can not differ between right and wrong action. It happens because someparents are too busy with their job so that they neglect their children. Finally,social media also can be the cause of juvenile delinquency.From the social media, we can see some foreign cultures that do not suit us, and our culture. Also, we can get any unsuitable content
When a child does not have privacy, it can reveal the embarrassing moments of them on TV. According to the article “Should Kids Be on Reality TV?” by Justin O’Neill, child psychiatrist Dr. Allison Baker states, “experiencing public humiliation like Rachel did may damage one’s self-esteem.” These facts reveal that when cameras follow you every day, they can capture something about you which causes other kids to laugh about. When everyone is making fun of this child who did something embarrassing, it can cause the kid to feel miserable about themselves. This child would also not have enough confidence in him or herself anymore because people believe that the kid is just a joke in this society, and is not worthy enough to do anything. Furthermore, children at school are being followed by cameras all day.
Another ill effect of television is that it kills children 's self esteem making them more materialistic. How do commercials on television achieve their sole purpose of persuading you to buy their products? They actually make people feel bad themselves and then promise to sell to you products that will improve your self esteem. Commercials on television are actually meant to emotionally manipulate consumers. Children are quickly hooked to the commercials since most do not evaluate what they see.
Sometimes they get easily upset or angry if they can 't watch TV, and they do not care about what happen around them. Many parents are worried about their children and they usually do not know they are also another reason that leads to addicting TV in kids. Some the parents who want to do their own activities used television as a good way to keeping their kids. “When children are still toddlers, most of parents used TV as a substitute nanny for their children” Dr Richard Woolfson who is a child psychologist said. For example, housewives often allow their kids to watch the TV while they are cooking in the kitchen.
Such kids, are more prone to confront their teachers, peers, and relatives. 7.They may have a difficulty in concentrating on their studies, when most of their time is spent on these devices, and have a poor academic performance 8.The negative impacts of technology on children, can cause many health issues. Due to the increasing use of gadgets, children suffer from various health problems, like back pain, weak eyesight. Additionally, due to less physical activity, they even tend to become fat or obese. 9.The effects of electronic gadgets, can even a have a bad impact on social relationships.