SOCIAL MEDIA EFFECTS Social Media is an online Application used to share stories and communicate with others people. Social media is commonly used in computers or on mobile phone. The example of social media are instagram , line , kakao talk , twitter , facebook , we chat , bee talk , etc. Social media also has a good and bad effects for its users and make various pros and cons about social media. And , what is the effects of social media.
Social media is the way to make some people can interact with other people. In millenial era, social media i very important so they used it. Some people used social media to get know more about new information and became to more updated. But some people used it to misbehave or do bully to some people in social media. Social media makes a special effect nd changes the world.
Children are spending more time watching television and playing computer games than spending time with their families. Because of this, kids are becoming more detached from their parents and from the reality of a world where things don’t happen like they do on TV (Coleman). The social networking on the internet is another factor which has changed social interactions greatly. To many, the internet offers many ways to keep up with old friends and meet new people. Many social networking sites, such as Facebook, have made it the social norm for someone to share everything with his or her friends (Cashmore).
Social Media: Affects Relationships As technology progresses more and more, there have been great changes that have made our lives more easy and efficient. There are many advantages that technology has brought upon us, one in particular is the Internet. The Internet has allowed people to be connected quickly to information and be updated to the issues and happenings around us, but the social networks that have been invented to allow long distance connection have been resulting in negative outcomes for society and our generation. Social media gets in the way of building actual relationships, makes people become inauthentic about their lives and lowers their self-esteem, and has become a dangerous and threatening nature. During these days, it seems as if nobody can live without checking their social media accounts, whether it’s Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
Social Media and Its Impact on Interpersonal Communications Before cell phones, people were forced to either write letters or meet face-to-face to get a message delivered. However, there has been a major shift in the way we communicate due to the introduction of social media sites. Instead of the formal face-to-face interactions people were accustomed to, we have now developed an addiction to communication on social media networks. This has affected many social media users in numerous ways, whether it is poor mental health or poor sleep, social media is creating a communication skill gap. Being behind a screen takes away the necessary time the youth must use to build onto their communication skills and learn communication methods.
For many people their identities have been altered because, people ask them questions on social media that causes some to reflect on how they perceive themselves. We come to see our identities as those we would like to have as seen on social media or that we want people to see rather than who we really are. We then feel compelled to promote these identities through social media. The line between person and persona, private and public self become blurred or erased completely and the so-called self-identity becomes a means of our acceptance and status. In relation to the topic of how modern technology has altered our identities, nowadays modern technology has replaced many humans; technological machines have now taken some jobs which used to be done by humans.
Technology is anything that wasn’t around when you were born.“ - Alan Kay In today’s society, we have a group of people who face a challenging time living without the aid of technology. People described technologies as changing their life by making it easy and fun. Over the past twenty years, technology is changing the way we live our life, and social networking allows people to connect with strangers across the world. Our interactions with people have changed because social media are changing the way we communicate with our friends, parents, siblings, and relatives. As of today, the influence of technologies and social media gives a negative effect on people due to changes in their lives; how technology has evolved, how social media gives people obsession, and how experiences can influence people’s decision making.
Over the last decade, technology has done nothing but advance, and people, especially teenagers, have become very accustomed to using it in their everyday lives. Gadgets such as cars, phones, and computers have all been created over time to make our lives easier and more efficient. Yes, times have changed and this newfound technology may seem like it is doing nothing but good, but are we becoming so dependent on technology that it is taking over our lives, resulting in bad leaders? Assuredly, the creation of transportation devices has gradually changed us and made us lazier. These devices were initially invented to make transportation quicker and easier, which they do, but mankind has taken it to the next level.
Language is concerned with the cognitive control center in our minds and this cognitive aspect relates to many uncountable aspects in our life, but here we are concentrating on communicating between people and to be more precise we are going to discuss the connection and communicating through social media and technology 2 ￼in general. Social media nowadays is considered as a basic thing in most of people’s lives and especially for communicating. In fact, technology has affected not only our life but also our language. They say that communicating
To begin with, online communication requires people at least to have a computer or a cell phone that can access to the internet, otherwise they cannot use online communication. Additionally, people tend to use many hours a day their social networks as they are focused on themselves and try to increase their level of popularity within these sites. Third, people may rely too much in digital communication and ignore the traditional one, causing a decrease in face to face communication. Consequently, relationships between people may be affected. Despite the fact that social media produces these negative effects that may cause damage to human communication, the beneficial impacts that this type of media can have provide new options to increase human communication that clearly outnumber the negative