However, social media has an algorithm that gears posts towards the viewer that they want to see, it creates an artificial happiness that creates a false image to the person viewing. For example, many people only post the best pictures of themselves to create that picture perfect effect and it satisfies the person posting it and the viewing it. “So to fit in, in our profiles we try to portray perfectly happy and trendy facades because that’s what we see others doing. As a result, our profiles reflect how we want to be perceived, rather than showing an honest picture of who we truly are. Thus many would rather embrace this “happy” safe illusion of virtual connection rather than share and develop real life relationships” (Amedie).
These exaggerated beauty standards are indirectly pressuring teenagers to focus more on their appearance and popularity. To combat this issue, the writer suggests, “Don’t be afraid to build friendship online which can help build direct communication i.e. talking face-to-face with another person” (“Negative Effects of Social Media on Teenagers”). One of the biggest flaws of teenagers is that they heavily rely on their social media accounts to communicate with others. If this continues, face-to-face talks will be less prevalent and replaced by messenger apps.
In addition to having a bad effects, social media also has a good effects. the bad effect is a person can be lazy and tend to delay work , become anti social , and cyberbullying. And good effects is more easier to communicate with other people , easily to share and seek information , and also be a source of employment and source of income for a person If we use social media carefully, we maybe able to avoid the negative effects of social media. it is all depends on how we use it. And we should be more wise in using social media and be careful in socializing in social
The following essay is a critique of Wilmarth’s work Five Socio-Technology Trends That Change Everything in Learning and Teaching. Keywords: Wilmarth, technology, critique Five Socio-Technological Trends That Change Everything in Learning and Teaching In Five Socio-Technological Trends That Change Everything in Learning and Teaching, Wilmarth looks at how technology is influencing social trends and how technology has changed education and how it will change it in the future. His thesis is based on the theory that new technology and social behaviors are changing the way we learn in the 21st century.
In today’s 21st century, media plays an increasingly vital role in our lives. ‘Media’ is defined as mass communication- social, traditional and new media. It can be debated that due to peer pressure in society, the use of social media alters behaviours and attitudes and can also affect a person’s moral values and beliefs. Hence, I agree to a full extent that the media partakes in shaping who we are. Due to peer pressure in society, the prevalent use of social media alters adolescents’ behaviours and attitudes.
But not this form of communication and socialization have a price? The possible negative effects of social media on the health of a person have been a hot topic recently. You may be wondering: Is there any credibility the idea that access may actually be harmful to your health? According to recent studies, there can be only. causes depression When face-to-face communication has been removed, it becomes easy for some individuals to use a kind of alter ego to exaggerate who they really are.
Social media features many benefits from convenience to better networking. However, some scholars warn of the possibility of addiction to social media. They believe that it may lead to “socially negative consequences such as social isolation, erosion of social cohesion” (Baek, Young and Jang 512). Social media is part and parcel of everyday life nowadays, and therefore the danger of addiction is imminent. Addiction affects not only a person and his or her family, but also society as well.
He states that communicating through e-mail and social media allows us to feel social, but it is only isolating us even more. In comparison to Theodore, Lickerman claims that humans are “mistaking [their] electronic relationships for physical ones” (Lickerman 1). We have become so invested on using technology that human interaction, something so essential and common, makes us feel uncomfortable and isolated. Communicating via e-mail and texts has made it “easier to injure friendships online than in person because of the ease of creating misunderstandings electronically” (Lickerman 2). A person may send a text with one intention and the receiver may misinterpret it, effectively creating problems that could have been avoided if it were an in-person conversation.
According to Nicholar Carr, the author of “The Shallows”, a book about “how the internet is changing how we function” describes how we develop a very strong emotional attachment to our gadgets that often leads us to use them obsessively. Negative impacts of the digital services should be taken seriously and therefore students must be encouraged to minimise the use of these tools (Walsh, 2012). Technological gadgets addiction is considered to be a growing public health problem in Asian-Pacific cultures. India
First is the authenticity and credibility of the information posted on social media sites. Social Media Security Mitigations of CDC reported that social media sites at CDC increases risk to CDC systems and data by web mail communication which bypasses enterprise mail filtering, public comments on blogposts which are particularly vulnerable to cross-site scripting or spear-phishing attacks, malicious “friends” whereby those who are accepted as friends may change their profiles after being approved to purposely include malicious code, spurious, offensive, inappropriate or political content and malicious applications. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009). Second is the limitation of social media pertains to the digital divide in the population. Example, groups that do not have access to new media and social networking due to language, literacy disability and other barriers.