Socialization is what form and shape us into socially accepted people in society. Mass media has also contributed a large part of socialization amongst teenagers and others. Mass media has shown its way through reality TV shows, movies, popular music and websites, in which all influence our social life. Although mass media can be beneficial it can also be very contradicting and conflicting. While reality TV shows have increased amongst the population, it is still questioned if it is influential or negatively impacted today.
Do you think movies and TV shows influence teenagers? Nowadays, people spend time watching movies and TV shows more than setting all together having launch. People’s behavior including teenagers the most spend a lot of time on social media and this can change their behavior due to the things that they see. The media in general has a huge impact in our society on teenagers. About an average of 32 hours and 47 minutes a week only Americans watch TV shows and 58 minutes a week watching things online (Schonfeld, 2012).
According to the Pew Research Center survey, that majority of Americans use Facebook and YouTube, but young adults are especially heavy users of Snapchat and Instagram. We see social media as a great way to communicate and socialize, but most of us did not realize that social media “secretly” link to the Depression. Depression is a common mood disorder that affects the way we think and feel. One of the characteristics of depression is low self-esteem, and it can easily come from the unrealistic body figure comparisons and harsh judgments from the social media. According to a 2017 study by The Royal Society of Public Health indicted Snapchat and Instagram were the two to inspire feelings of inadequacy and anxiety in the age group between fifteen to twenty-five.
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Pornography plays a big impact in the society. According to the research conducted by Patrick F. Fagan, Ph.D. Men who watch pornography in often times may develop a higher tolerance for abnormal sexuality, including rape and sexual aggression. According to the Internet Pornography Statistics report by Jerry Ropelato Philippines was ranked No. 8 as the largest revenues from pornography in the year 2016. This research is just a proof that illegal websites like pornography has been influencing the minds of the teenagers and even of the adults.
When the teenage brain is developing, the teenagers start to think in a more abstract way than previously. In fact, “abstract reasonings makes it possible to consider yourself from the eyes of others” (Nixon 8). To expand, teenagers are known to care too much about what others think of them and this is the reason why. This experience in the brain can change how teenagers can think of themselves. The actuality of the situation is that they can start to develop social anxiety from all of these changes and from thinking about how others think of them.
Negative impact of celebrities on youth Celebrities have a great impact on teenagers, which is a considerable problem nowadays. We have all been witnessing unacceptable behavior by teenagers and children as well, however it is most likely to be labeled as “they are teenagers, they will grow out of it sooner or later”, but such behavior just showed up in our generation, whereas it did not exist in our parent’s and grandparent’s generations. Such a problem might not affect the society in the meantime but it definitely will be affected in the long term when this generation takes over the decision-making role. Unfortunately teenagers have an easy access to the social media where all the news of celebrities is widely spread in all the social media
A hobby is an activity that people done during free time. Since it could release their stress or relaxation. But there are also some dangerous hobbies that could their behavior even live. There are so many risks-hobbies for teenagers that I am going to explain, such as party, shopping and addicted to the internet. It is already attached to teenagers in general, but this time I will discuss it more deeply.
In todays world, mass media plays an important role by distributing information rapidly and entertaining massive audiences. Mass Media contains all sorts of media such as television, radio, books and the internet. However, nowadays the internet is the most evolving channel, while the TV also has some sort of an effect, by producing a certain type of message, the media can have control on people’s attitudes and beliefs. Advertising is a form of communication for marketing which is used to persuade the target audience in order to purchase a certain product, it has become a vital part of our life and can offer information and bring suitability to the consumers. Whenever people are watching the TV, or scrolling on the internet or just driving