We feel the need to keep everyone involved in our lives through social media. Everybody only show parts of our lives that seem interesting or would receive many likes. Some people even go to the extent of creating a completely different person. You can live a completely new life through social media. Social media is slowly ruining the sense of identity.
We, as a species have a hard time admitting when we are wrong.How do you live with something that has no cure? Sure, they have medication and counseling that can help subdue the problem for a short time being, but, it’s always there, haunting the corners of your mind. Attention Deficit Disorder, or ADD is a somewhat commonly known. People sort of know what it is, but that doesn’t mean that they completely understand what it is. The problem is more People believe the myths of ADD, such as, ADD is more about a lack of willpower, when in factuality, it is so much more complex than simply not wanting to focus. It’s not that I don’t want to focus, it’s that I physically can’t at certain times. There is something wrong, chemically, with my brain.
Social media and interpersonal communication: (this article is for communication studies students) Look around any restaurant and you are surprised to see that almost everybody is heading down on their mobile phones, sending messages or calling, updated face book statuses or tweeting while sharing food with other people at the same table (Keller). Social media has great effect on our communication and interaction abilities and it can be seen easily. It also effects our interpersonal communication. So what is meant by interpersonal communication (Keller)?
Social media is an online service, platform or site that focuses on building and reflecting of social networks or social relations among people who share interest or activities. Some famous sites are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. The generalization of the internet makes us live conveniently and fast. We live in time where communication is possible without having to exert so much effort. We live in the time where social media is the main medium of communication.
In the generation of technology and innovation, the creation of social mediaattract a vast number of people world wide. Aside from the basic necessities of living it may also considered as one of the most important belonging of an individual in this day and age. Primarily because of its accessibility to communication, information, education, and entertainment. Social media offers several kinds of Social Networking Sites (SNSs) such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Gmail, YouTube, and among other things, which enable the users to communicate and participate to broader range of issues and events worldwide.
We are constantly surrounding ourselves with social media, from tweeting, to liking pictures on Instagram, to posting on Facebook. Our generation is constantly updating their friends as to their every move and every achievement. While social media, does provide us with a way to keep in contact with friends, it also makes us throw away in person contact. For example, I now can group text all my friends about getting a new job, instead of actually seeing all my friends and telling them in person. Deresiewicz 's argues that solitude is no longer existent in our current generation, because people are constantly on social media or using gadgets, such as phone.
The current rate of technological development has allowed us to integrate many devices into our everyday lifestyle. However, there is a price that comes with the use of new technology and that price is loneliness. We are becoming alone day after day, is what many are stating. People have differing opinions when it comes to this, but my opinion is the only one that matters. I do believe technology makes us more lonely but it depends on the person.
Social Media for The Community In this Modern Era, Social Media plays an pivotal role in communicating. If we look according to the expert B.K Lewis, media social is label for digital technology that allows people to interact,providing and sharing the message content. We know that social media is very close to the community. Even it can be said that “human’s can’t lived without social media”.
Technology is getting bigger and bigger each day. With the advance of smart phones, tablets, and laptops it’s become much easier for people to keep in contact with their social media. People can easily stay in touch with friends all the time on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram and by texting. Many people are taking advantage of that opportunity and that seems like people are becoming more sociable but actually it is making people less sociable. People are spending too much time on their phones instead of having a face to face conversation.
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.
Young people also say things that they would never say to a person’s face in the social media. Audacity like this can leads to problems such as cyber bullying. This is because they never know the actual person exists behind the avatar which can encourage hostility and exclusionary behavior. In a nutshell, we should believe in technology and support it but only to an extent.
People whom are on Social Media are twice as likely to feel isolated. As the internet has grown people are seeing it in different light. The name “Social Media” was give as these sites were to bring people together and make them more included in today’s society. Experts on the topic say that in certain areas it’s quite helpful, while others argue how it’s keeping the younger generation away from face to face socializing and making them far more isolated. People feel more inclined to share opinions about SM because of its high impact on today’s online age.
People also stay connected and interact with one another, with their peers, people of similar interests, and even their family members. This helps strengthen their relationship even if they are busy with their daily routines. In addition, social media sites have become a platform for youth with similar interest or common discipline to get together, building connections and opportunities for their respective careers. Youth claims that social media not only makes their lives easier and efficient, it has become their lifestyle. While social media has seems to bring people together and help one another stay connected, it has created social isolation in regards to BBC News report.
Chapter 1 Background of the Study Introduction In the contemporary world, most people use social media for news, entertainment, to seek information and to be updated every day. Nowadays, the use of social media has greatly changed how people interact with other people. Today, most people only consider the benefits that the social media brought to the people without thinking about the possible negative implications of using it.