According to Jasmine Fowlkes said that “social media and modern technology begin to affect their ability to properly communicate in person with peers.” 2. For example, a supervisor writes an email to a employee with a non-specific subject line such as “meeting.” The employee may not understand which meeting this is and may even delete the message, thinking it is an unsolicited email. B. People who have smartphone addictive may tend to ignore their family members, friends, and boss because of too concentration on smartphone, this hurt relationship. 1.
Proof that Social media has a negative effect on Society While arguments that promote the positivity of social media can be presented, it is evident that they are not substantial, and that social media is in fact negative for relationships in a people group. For instance, Teens and Technology would claim social media expands social circles, which is a positive claim for relationships. However, the authentic truth would reveal “31% of teens who use social media have fought with a friend because of something that happened online” (Lenhart, 2015). For this reason, it can be deducted that while online media produces a public knowledge of other individuals, it also harms existing relationships by generating online turmoil. Another common
Would you be able to rest assured and content if you had looked down at your phone for one second, and in the next come to find you have stopped someone’s life? More importantly, are you an active participant in today’s leading distraction, of social media? Yes, there are times when people are unaware for the sake of not looking, but more often than not distracted driving comes from looking down at you phone. Recent research from AT&T shows 4 in 10 smartphone users engage in social media while driving. All it takes is clicking “skip” on that song that’s bothering you, reading a text message, or if you’re a millenial, opening a snapchat from a friend.
“Social media and text messages that have become so integral to teenagers life , are promoting anxiety and lower self esteem” (Rachel Ehmke is managing editor at the Child Mind Institute. “How Using Social Media Affects Teenagers.” Child Mind Institute, childmind.org/article/how-using-social-media-affects-teenagers.). Modern teens tends to have an massive amount of self esteem when dealing with social sites especially girls. Girls compare they self to other girls , they tend to do this because they feel they are not prettier or popular like others.Young people have an tendency into having a perfect body, Teens will look at pictures of models or most pictures that are photoshopped and that makes a person want to maintain a “perfect body” that would get teens to think that they need to hit the gym to look like the models. This will disorder people thoughts and feelings about themselves.
In recent discussions of smartphones, a controversial issue has been how the excessive use of smartphones are affecting the adolescents of this generation. Jean M. Twenge argues in her article, “Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?” that the redundant use of these gadgets along with social media use is in fact detrimental to the current and upcoming generations. My experience using Snapchat, Instagram, and other applications on my smartphone supports Twenge’s stance because the excessive use of these applications has caused me to feel melancholic. According to Twenge, “Psychologically, however, they (iGens) are more vulnerable than Millennials were: Rates of teen depression and suicide have skyrocketed since 2011. It’s not an exaggeration to describe iGen as being on the brink of the worst mental-health crisis in decades.
Technology is Affecting Teen’s Happiness Introduction Have you ever thought about phones being the reason for unhappiness? Does time spent on phones make people less sociable? Does technology, overall, affect the joy of a person? Numerous of questions can come to mind about technology and the effect it can have on a person but for these specific questions there are countless statistics and evidence that help prove the answer. Also, there has been multiple researches done and many statistics have shown that phones are the cause of unhappiness and especially in teens.
Flora's first of three points addresses what scientists do and do not know about the effects of smartphones on teens. For example, there is likely a correlation between smartphone use and the development of the frontal cortex of the brain; however, causation is uncertain. She goes on to explain the dependence people have on their phones and habitually look at their phones at the sound of a notification. Next, Flora analyzes whether smartphone use effects the balance between digital and in real life experiences. Research could not produce strong evidence that social media impairs social skills; however, smartphones could possibly improve social skills such as empathy and intimacy because of the vulnerability kids are willing to have.
People also say children and teens are spending too much of their time searching the internet, playing games, and chatting Instead of studying. Also individuals think that teens use cellphones to their advantage to cheat on test and quizzes. They also say that since cellphones has access to the internet young teens can explore different things and hurt their minds such as pornography and sex. Lack of face to face communication is a result of cellphones instead of dating many people use their phones to find
To emphasize, smartphones in schools are influencing young children, causing students to become less social and consequently, parents are apprehensive. Becoming less social is one of the most common results of using cellphones in schools. While being able to connect with people who are feets away, students seem to favor going to social media or playing video games. To furthermore understand this issue, the article “How young is too young for cellphones in school?,” explains, “Students need face-to-face contact to develop social skills, expand friendships and learn to navigate uncomfortable situations.” In other words, in order for students to be able to gain life experiences from such a young age, they need to socialize. Nevertheless, middle and high school students should not be addicted to devices that generally represents an obstacle in the process of their maturnace growth.
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.
In the article, “ Watch out: Cellphones can be addictive,” Kathiann Kowalski also States, “Too much phone use can interfere with normal activities or cause conflicts with family and other people”. This tells that people are so addictive that they will use their phones in a normal face to face conversation. With this app it will limit the time of social media use or phone use
Smartphones And Relationships In Mandy Oaklander’s article, ”How Your Smartphone is Ruining Your Relationship” (2016) she states, that smartphones destroy relationship. I disagree with this for multiple reasons. I plan to tell you reasons that don’t support this and reasons that do support it. To begin, smartphones can get in the way. An example is if the two people are with each other and one person is always on their phone, the other person can feel ignored.
Should we increase technology to all modern forms of computing system in classrooms?According to the articles, “Is Technology Killing our Friendship” and “When it is and isn’t OK to be on your Smartphone:the conclusive guide”,we are misusing our smartphones.In the article, “Is Technology Killing our Friendship,” it talks about how technology is affecting teens by making them choose over their social friends than real friends.In the article “When it is and isn’t OK to be on your Smartphone,” it shows that when you should and should not use your smartphone.These both articles explain how technology can affect teens and how it will not be a good idea to expand all types of modern technology. Technology does have positive impacts on teens but also negative.For example, in the AVID Weekly it states in paragraph four that a majority of young people post pictures,send tweets and surf the Web in front of other teens.This shows that some teens can also do that in classrooms on all modern technology in front of other teens which will impact them too.This is important because slowly all teens will