A study conducted by Dr. Bryany Banford indicated that high amounts of time spent on social media leads to insecurity, which can lead to depression. Social Media is any site where members of society can share information among others. Social media includes Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and many others. Social media has its pros and cons, but unfortunately the cons outweigh the pros. Although social media grants citizens to contact others and see what they are doing, but is it really worth the hassle just to see what the rest of the population is doing?
There is a platform that can help people that are looking for furniture, electronics and a helping hand. That my reader is called Craig's Lists. According to my personal experiences it is occasionally helpful. Social media is a very powerful outlet and people can use it to do good although people could also use it for bad. Sometimes parents are concerned for their child using Social Media because of the negative things on Social Media but nowadays there is more positive shown on these outlets and every day there are less negative content people see.
Teenagers talk about the pressure to post the perfect photo or to compete with the perfect lives their friends present on the Internet. This investigate from Dr. Drew Pate: Negative, positive effects of excessive social media use on teens studied. This survey also triggered my deep consideration, social media take up a lot of time for young children. Like Dr. Drew pate said, teenagers spent a lot of time in order to post a perfect photo on the Internet. At first, I did not believe this survey.
Have you ever thought about how much time you spend on social media? What about how much popularity you will gain with just that one post? What you never really think is, what is out there, and do I know enough about social media to use it? Many say that social networks can be helpful to those in long term relationships as well as social media being the number one activity on the web. Social networks can often be described as a dangerous place too, and how harmful they are to our society.
Seeing posts of your friends on social media where they are presumably having fun or in other words being “cool” can make some teens think that they are not interesting or as “cool” as the rest of their friends and this could make them feel bad and depressed. Depression is a sign of self esteem and is why approximately 20% of teenagers have experienced depression (Borchard. Psych Central.). Depression among teens can be dangerous since in most cases have led them to being suicidal (Web MD). Self esteem is a very important factor in teenagers since they are in a phase of their lives where they are still developing and they’re also in a point of their lives where they have to basically choose what the rest of their lives will be like.
Social media is enhancing human connectivity as people can converse in ways that were once not possible”. (Tufekci) With this said, social media has not only helped people connect, it has also helped people with social anxiety take a step forward. It grants them the ability to converse with people online and commence a new relationship then slowly work their way up. A good example of how technology has improved human interaction is through a popular website that has roughly 1.2 billion people users, that means the odds of meeting someone new are far better than they were a few years ago. Facebook is not all about meeting new people though, people take it for granted the
How Social Media Effects Teenagers The How and Why of Choosing the Subject My goal for this project is to inform teenagers about the risks associated with social media and how they can avoid it. Teens have turned social media into a crutch for verbal social contact. Instead of having experience out in the real world with friends and family, teens have become attached and dependent on social media. In my project, I wish to show that this is happening not to someone you do not know, but someone you do. I wish to tell why social media is a dangerous platform that has taken a hold of teenagers lives.
The article “Studies Offer Mixed Messages on Social Media’s Effect on Young People” says, “Studies have shown the around-the-clock world of social media takes a mental and emotional toll on some young people” (NewsELA, paragraph 5). This shows that social media can take a toll on some young people. This is a reason why some people believe that social media is not advancing society. Another example of why some believe social media is not advancing society is also in the article, “Studies Offer Mixed Messages on Social Media’s Effect on Young People” this example reads, “Teenagers are already self-conscious and easily affected by what others say, said Dr. Pate.
Is it safe for teenagers to be online all the time? The recent teenegers of this generation are spending too much time on the internet. It is not safe for the teenagers to always be on their phones talking to people they find online. The only reason teenagers look for people to talk to is because they feel lonely. Parents should be aware that letting their kids be online is not safe because their child could be talking to someone online that they do not know.
For the case, that abuse of long range interpersonal communication destinations, for example, Facebook can prompt introverted conduct. High schoolers may likewise turn into the casualties of digital harassing on Facebook or take part in narcissistic conduct themselves. As per a study, up to 15 percent of teenagers on informal communities have been the objective of digital harassing, while 88 percent have seen others being mean. Since Facebook empowers clients to transfer photographs of themselves which can then be "preferred" by companions, it can make teenagers have self-regard issues if their photographs don 't earn as much likes as those of their companions. Clients are additionally more inclined to take part in contentions online in light of the fact that they are not eye to eye with the