Social Interaction

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In the technologically advanced times of today’s modern world, it has become a very evident practice for people to use social media for the purpose of interacting with one another. The idea of getting in touch with the people around you just with a touch of a button seems like the easiest way to be connected. The social media website like Facebook and Twitter have become the booming virtual platforms for interaction. These websites allow the user to network with ease and become a part of the worldwide social community.
The existence of this effortless interaction and connectivity, the people have begun to wander away into the virtual world. It has initiated the lack of interaction in real life. The ease of finding someone with overlapping
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It urges one to take out the time and be physically present at a place and dedicate that time exclusively to the meeting. Virtuality has made this difficult and time-taking task much easier. Now anyone can virtually meet or interact any person, anytime and at any palace.
The social media has made its users more prone to avoiding the real life interactions. It has made them accustomed to interacting instantly by dropping a text or voice message and waiting for a reply later on. This has made the people forget the major aspects of face-to-face interactions. (How Technology Affects Human Relationships) These websites lack the emotion and sentiments of a human. The feeling of warmth while hugging someone you love cannot be felt if you interact with the person via social media.
Human reactions can be clearly noticed with their facial expressions. These are the abrupt indications of the emotional impacts. The social media websites are devoid of this ability. (How Technology Affects Human Relationships) They do not capture the instantaneous emotional reaction of the people. Hence, people use these website to control the way they react to a situation. As a result of this feature, some people pretend to conceal their true emotions. At the end of the day we become a community of people wearing masks and hiding their true emotions from one another which late on results in causing frustration and lack of

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