Social media can become dangerous, but is also true that it can develop personalities and help teens learn to interact with others that they do not know well, enhancing their social interaction skills. However, there can be negative aspects to social interaction. “The internet allows teens to develop dual personas: their identity online and their real identity. Not only do teens place a heavy emphasis on how they compare to their peers online, but they also have come to attach their confidence to social media” (Sun Sentinel). Social media can be a great place for people to keep up with you, and look at the latest trends, but it can also have negative effects on people, namely jealousy, envy and low self esteem.
Abstract: Social media is the social interface among people in which they create, share or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. Users of social media are escalating exponentially and it is changing the dynamics of social interaction by empowering them. In the society, the role of social media is very crucial as media creates awareness, change the perception of people and helps in decision making. Social media has become the voice of the people by shaping the way information is transmitted to the public. The paper highlights how social media, can raise social issues effectively and is definitely a boon to our world, yet misuse or irresponsible usage can have negative effects on individual and society.
To the majority of teens, the effect of social media has been positive (Chung, 2013). That is in which many individuals, and especially students, use social media in order to access some websites, and get some needed information. Social media also helps keeping people in touch no matter how far they are. “They don’t have to worry about losing touch because social media has it covered” (Chung, 2013, para4). On the other hand, social media has its negative impacts, by which some people use it improperly, and that leads to waste of time.
“Depression and loneliness, both of which cause or effect of social media addiction.” This article might state the fact that someone uses social media a lot in their daily life. However, another article talks about how “If you were to connect, in real life, with as many folks as you can connect with through the internet, the outcome would be disastrous.” Personally, I agree with that; it is a lot easier to communicate with social media than real life. It also talks about how people have insecurities in real life, and when they are on social media, they don’t have to care about them. “Being a person means wearing a mask. Even the word is derived from the Etruscan word "phersu," which means mask.
Scrolling down a feed on social media has become one of the most common hobbies of today. It has become so relevant that some turn to it as a distraction and it becomes more of a routine to pick up the phone, then to engage in conversation at social events. Although social media was intended to be used as a way to communicate with friends and family, it has vastly become a negative influence on some younger people. In this technology era, people do not just use social media to chat with people, you can now see updated trends, articles, challenges, and so much more. That being said young adults, teens, and adolescences are being affected by how they use, see, interact and interpret social media in a way that can influence a person 's mental health positively and negatively.
Social Media Social media is a media to socialize with each other that done online that allows human to interlock each other without being limited space and time. In this era social media is like something that is important to everyone, almost everyone has a social media, as well as adults, teenagers and even today even kids already have social media. Social media is very influential in our lives, because in social media everyone can be free to argue, and we will also be influenced on the opinion of people who we do not necessarily know and not necessarily the opinion of the person is true. There are so many negative impact that social media can bring. There are some negative impact of social media usage such as making us become addicted to social media, excessive use of social media makes us become addicted as, if we should always open social media every day and make an obligation.
Some people think Social Media is negative, but Social Network is positive. Imagine when you posted a photo and you'll see the positive comments and how beautiful you are. Social Network is one of the best outlets to reach the mind of young adults or children to make a difference; however Social Media is unsafe for teens because sometimes too much information is shared. Communication has lost our flavor and charm to be together under one roof. Online Communication allows people to find others with similar interests that they can create a relationship with and get to know one another.
With a lack of stability in their lives, teenagers could easily allow their “anxiety [to] lead to more social media use” in order to find a way to release stress from their day (Source A). Social media is a distraction from reality, so teenagers have the ability to use it as an escape from their hectic lives. Additionally, teenagers are living in a crucial stage in their life where their parents begin to rely on them more, while they also are working harder than ever in school in order to guarantee a future in college. The “academic pressures or economic concerns” teens have been burdened with could also lead them to use social media as a break from these stressors (Source A). These outside influences are at the root of the cause for the harm being done to teenagers both emotionally and physically; social media just provides a space for them to discuss these issues with other people their
Social media is a medium for people to keep in contact with their friends and loved ones (Kholfsea, 2015). They usually use social media to be updated. We use social media in business, communication and in our daily life. There are researches about the social media and they are more focus on the positive effect of social media. This time in this research paper I will be focusing on the negative
This medium usually consists of a network for doing business deals and even for pleasure. In short, social networking is about how people from different regions or countries can talk, share opinions and ideas or making new acquaintances. Online social networking can be now considered as one of the necessities of each and everyone of us. So, it is obvious that it is targeting each individual nowadays; and one group of people which is being more targeted since recent years, is the youngsters. As any debatable topic, the online social networking has both good and bad impact on teens.