First of all social media is bad because it can give people negative emotions according to buzzback.com. It also gives them a higher exposure to cyberbullying according to buzzback.com. When people do this action, they are usually the ones bullying or getting bullied. In that case that is why cyberbullying is bad. This is the case I agree with Social media also has a good side.
Evidence shows that ordinary people are struggling with an addiction to their status online, which causes them to be distracted from the relationships around them. Along with this, depression has taken a presence among the social media population due to the pressure and comparison that comes from the public eye. Another startling aspect of social media is the permanent consequence that can come from controversial decisions, such as tweeting about transgender agendas or sending nude photos. While some people view the aspects of connectivity and business expansion that social media present as crucial to society, they are really not as important as commonly understood. Along with this, online networking provides a tendency for users to present themselves to man and not to God, which goes against what scripture teaches.
Said “shannon Poppito, a phychologist at baylor medical university in Dallas”states that when people spend more time in social media, they break off the relationship from real life end up feeling less connected with them selves. According to myself as an example of anti-social make us not confident when showing ourselves in front of others and cause confidence to decline. This is because social media users become lazy to learn to communicate real , just share and interect in the virtual world. For example when someone is in the cafe opening social media sites they often forget the time. The second, cybercrime through social media is increasing because many are accessing the internet, such as kidnapping through social media facebook.
Fights, divorces, cyber bullying, and so much more tragedies happened on social media daily. Social media is harmful for society. This can be proven by how many people have regretted something they have posted on social media, how many relationships have been affected because of social media, and the dangers of false identities on social media. Have people ever thought of how dangerous social media could actually be? Social media has affected many people's lives in a negative way.
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.
One of the effects for social networking addiction is spending too much time to online. People will use a lot of time in social network such as they will always post status and photo in Facebook and instagram, stalking others people status and so on. 1. Spending too much of time to social networking will cause people especially students poor in academic. a.
Depression feeds depression, its less of chance for someone that is happy with their lives to be lonely after logging on to Facebook than it is for someone who is doubting how happy they are. I personally do not agree with the authors opinion. Facebook and other social media websites are tools for people to connect and learn about others. It does not cause depressions but it can further depression due to people comparing themselves to other happier people. One does not simply feel lonely from seeing other people and connecting with them through the internet.
Another bad effect instagram has on society is many people are being bullied over the internet. When people are being bullied over the internet or social media they are the victim of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is when someone is being harassed over the internet. People post rude things on social media, start rumors , or post embarrassing photos or videos.Being a victim of cyberbullying causes stress and worry which is not good for the human brain. When people get tired of being stressed out, or just does not know what to do anymore; they do harmful things to themselves, or they began to bully others.
They end up targeting the wrong market whenever they use this data. You find teenagers who have false years recorded by these social media apps receiving ads that are not age appropriate or people posting pictures depicting a lavish lifestyle yet their income is modest. Advertisers end up losing millions of dollars in failed advertising. Sometimes the content they create ends up being disliked by their target market and they receive a lot of backlash which may negatively affect their
After gaining haters from attention-seeking or any other bad experiences in cyberspace, a person gets depressed this might probably lead to suicide. According to statistics, suicide is the third leading cause of death among youth. Victims of bullying are more likely to consider suicide. The issue of such small things, like comments or feedbacks, can make a person take his life. People can also get health problems due to the frequent use of social media.
In their article the authors put important information that was interesting but they didn’t go in debt over those part. For example psychologists have linked text messaging with depression and anxiety among college students. This was something they say that was interesting to me but they didn’t explain how these two things are linked. Another thing that the authors are lacking in are that they didn’t have a theses they started to write about how Facebook was the biggest social media site people visited. They should 've write a thesis because it explains to the reader what their going to talk about and since they didn’t do that I started to get confused from the
Cass Sunstein explains in his article, “How Facebook Makes Us Dumber”, the tendency of facebook users to seek out information that confirms what they already believe. He explains the “vicious spiral” that occurs when a homogenous community of facebook users share articles that don’t necessarily have any factual truth. The article confirms whatever bias the community holds, and thus strengthening the belief. Readers of these articles don’t feel the need to fact check or seek out any contradictions of the article because they agree with the article’s content, and because every article that is shared within the community features the same opinion, it becomes as if opposition doesn’t even exist. In Leonard Pitt’s “When ears don’t hear, truth is
According to article “Does the Internet Make you Dumber” by Nicholas Carr, the internet takes our concentration and focus. Studies show that, traditional linear text readers understand more than who read online. There was an experiment at Cornell University, and that experiment shows that who used the internet did worse on their job than who did not used the internet. We are losing ability to think more deeply and our concentration about our lives. Books let us focus on the reading while internet distracts us from reading.
The first negative impact of social media is that it leads to brain crashes. Which can lead to mental illness. Spending more time with using social media reduce the amount of using the brain in a good way. For example, using it became addiction some times. Several people are addictive social media, such as Facebook and Instagram.
In today’s society, depression is widely more accepted. However, some would still argue that depression is not a real disorder. One main cause of this is social media. It has become popular for individuals to log onto accounts and pretend to have depression to fit in, “Online communities like those on Tumblr are perpetuating ideas of "beautiful suffering," confusing what it means to be clinically depressed” (Bine 1). Some people on sites such as Tumblr have made a disorder that greatly affects the lives of so many people and have made it into something that is trendy.