Proof that Social media has a negative effect on Society While arguments that promote the positivity of social media can be presented, it is evident that they are not substantial, and that social media is in fact negative for relationships in a people group. For instance, Teens and Technology would claim social media expands social circles, which is a positive claim for relationships. However, the authentic truth would reveal “31% of teens who use social media have fought with a friend because of something that happened online” (Lenhart, 2015). For this reason, it can be deducted that while online media produces a public knowledge of other individuals, it also harms existing relationships by generating online turmoil. Another common
The text I chose for my rhetorical analysis essay is “Is Technology Making People Less Sociable?”. The text is arguing that technology, in terms of computer, phones and social media, is doing us more harm than good. There are several visual elements within the text that contribute to its argument. For example, there is a picture of high school kids hanging out in a group. Rather than talking amongst one another, they are on their phones texting and viewing social media.
Do you think that social media is harmful to kids and should just stay in parents hands? Kids can handle social media to not just parents. Although; people may say that social media is bad for our community 's. It can be very helpful to the human race. Some people may say that social media can break up relationships, or distracted kids from their schoolwork, or even lower people 's self-esteem.
Did you know Facebook actually can help kids and teens cross social boundaries? Still people think downloading an app makes people mean.Facebook doesn’t make people mean because kids and teens can make friendships, it can help keep in touch with old friends and family, and it can help build solid relationships. One way Facebook doesn’t make people mean is because kids can get closer and make more friendships with each other. In Scope magazine the article “ Is Facebook Making You Mean?” the author states “Studies support the idea that Facebook can help kids build positive connections”. That means kids that are shy at school can talk more and aren’t as shy on Facebook and make positive friendships.
Parents can create social media accounts to monitor their teens. As an encouraging finding from CNN study showed that kids whose parents were more involved in their social media lives were less likely to remain upset about something that happened online. Parents can remind their teens to think carefully before posting anything on social media and encourage them to put their phones away to do something else, go shopping, head outside, or have fun in other ways. 2. Schools can socialize about “Social Media Depression” to the students.
The authors assert that the use of digital media prevents adolescents from joining with their family members because they tend to be busy in using technology to communicate with the people who are far away. Thus, technology disbands one 's relations with the family (Howard & Katie, 2013). On a positive note, though, the authors indicate that the use of social media continues to make it easy for the adolescents to keep in touch with their friends and acquaintances. However, the closeness that the youth creates through the social media may not lead to deeper relationships (Howard & Katie,
Finding your individuality is not a priority anymore with an increase of cellular phones and social media websites therefore not knowing yourself could lead to knowing the type of person you would like to be in relation with, therefore you are more likely to be fooled by kind remarks and excuses towards dating abuse. In my experience I’ve noticed that people seem as if they know you on social media and they are controlling. They start to tell you things that should be coming from people that know you. They tell you they are, “Disappointed in the person you are becoming.” As if they have that role in your life to tell you
28% of people that are being bullied and are not going suicidal are distancing themselves from family members and the world which leads to total isolation, and the other 10% end up degrading themselves and feeling like they are meaningless or worthless. The other thing social media does to create isolation is by distracting us from the real world. We are more interested in checking our phones to see if we have received texts, snaps, or even likes on our social media apps or even watching television instead of going outside. People are more focused on checking them that they can’t stay focused on the real world. We don’t realize it, but we spend over 10 hours a day checking our phones for text or tweets we never even bother to try to connect to the real world so when we actually are off our phones we have no clue what to do.
On top of this cyber bullies can seem much more intimidating because children don 't know who is bullying them and victims feel like they don 't have a way of figuring it out. According to Lia Rainal, member of the website youth panel, “Anonymous internet users, can come in many forms from people stirring up trouble to hateful bullies on personal sites.” (1) Cyber Bullies can take control of their victims through technology because to the victim they can seem invisible As you can see anonymous cyber bullies are much more dangerous than traditional bullies. In many ways that include making the victims feel lost and making the victims feel like they are hopless.
This may be true and their argument is valid, nevertheless, all the negative impacts on one’s physical as well as mental health and social life outweigh the mentioned advantages. Social media has various negative impacts on the physical well being. Excessive use of social media can jeopardize our health. First of all, it should be mentioned that the Internet, for instance, takes time away: instead of morning exercises, one would rather read some new portion of news or check e-mail. People are always staring at their smartphones either for reason or for no reason at all.