Essay On The Pros And Cons Of Social Media

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Pros and Cons of Social Media Throughout the years' social media has been a sickness for many years. Parents of teens should be more strict with there teen social media because it could cause teens to be depressed and become suicidal. In the article “Negative, positive effects on excessive social media use on teens studied”by Baltimore Sun, states that social media can cause depression and sickness for teens.Excessive use of social media can cause teens to be depressed because teens compare their life to be depressed because teens compare their life to other teens and also many cause suicide because teens may think they are not good enough in this life In this article, it talks about teens and social media and how it can affect a teens life.…show more content…
“It found that the more time teens spend on social media, the more likely they are to feel depressed and have problems sleeping”(2). Parents should take their children electronics before they sleep. Parents shouldn’t let their teens check their social media before they fall asleep because there could be something that will make the teen stay up and tired and depressed for that night. It is scientifically proven that when you fall asleep with stress it could kill you. Social media isn’t just all cons there are all pros in social media. “It can help them find social support when they are struggling with life issues, and it can provide them with a place where they can express themselves”(2). Teens should post how they are feeling on social media because maybe somebody who went through the way the teen went could help the sad or happy teen. Teens should not be scared to post how they feel because they could always find the soulmate that went the same way and help them out. Excessive use of social media can cause teens to become depressed and low self of esteem. Teens shouldn’t think they are lower than anyone else. We all have our flaws and we all make mistakes. Teens should be proud of who they are and they shouldn’t think they're not good at anything because we all have
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