Social Media Impact On Youth Essay

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3.3 Impact on Youth Social media tools are woven into many young people 's day-to-day lives. Young people are in conversation and communication with their peer groups using a wide variety of different media and media devices every day. 10 years ago, young people may have only been in touch with friends and peer-groups when hanging out at school, or meeting up in town. Now young people can be touch through instant messaging, social networks, online games and many other tools. Young people are growing up in a constantly connected society[2].This SNSs impact on youth in both positively and negatively.Social Media might be sometimes seemed like just a new set of cool tools for involving youngpeople but the emergence of social media potentially has a bigger impact than that. It impacts upon young people who are growing up in an age where media is not about broadcast content from the TV, but is about interactivity, multimedia and multi-tasking.The SNSs can be influenced on youth in different aspects of social life, political awareness, religious practices, educational learning, trends adopting, sports activities and so on. As Social Networking Sites (SNS) plays an increasingly important role in the lives of many young peopleand presents them with both …show more content…

This is indirectly caused into social-phobia. They lose time for physical activities as they spend their leisure time on SNSs. They are lack of inter-personnel communicational skills and they are having thefeeling of independence that is associated with social media where there is no parental control and also elevation of their social status among the peers, where one has many followers on the social network. This will change their attitudes and sometimes they will lose their connection with family members as they are wasting time on those sites. It may direct them to unwanted contents as well as to unwanted

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