Social media is a powerful source in today’s society, 81% of the population in the United States alone has set up a social media profile. Many use the media for useful things, like educational opportunities and business inquiries. Although there are people who may look at it more in a concerning aspect. Many people today view the social media as a stage where they are judged and told what the real way to look and act is, more specifically, body image. Social Media has a negative impact on body image, through creating a perfect view physically which affects someone mentally, targeting both male and female, and turning away from the real goal of social media.
Cyberbullying on social media is an emerging international public health concern, related to serious mental health concerns, with significant impact on one’s depression, anxiety, self-esteem, emotional distress, substance use, and suicidal behavior. According to Judd Rose with power comes the abuse of power and where there are bosses, there are crazy bosses. It's nothing new, so while the need to communicate more efficiently is being met there are those who tend to abuse it by using social media to bully
Every day, people see or even watch thing that are posted online that can change their views or even just simply how we think. I think social media is also a common reason of why people become crazy and how people become psycho killers. People just see what’s been posted online and react the situations or even try to study the criminal activities so they can become evil. We need to put a censorship on what we allow people to see on social media so that we can eventually help each other progress in the world rather than
Former First Lady of the United States of America, Michelle Obama, once stated that “it comes to social media, there are just times I turn off the world, you know. There are just sometimes you have to give yourself space to be quiet, which means you've got to set those phones down.” In her words, she directs the society of how social media distracts society from reality. Social media has caused a great deal of controversy over the years. About 81% of the population of American citizens have a social media profile and actively post. People that use social media are at a very high risk of physical and emotional damage.
As what was mentioned on the three paragraphs above, researches have shown that television changes people’s behavior and how it able to propagandized the society through advertisements. Just like the television, the social media poses negative threats to the society such as cyber-bulling and how it shapes ones idea to have suicidal thoughts and making them believe that suicide is the only way to resolve problems. The radio also plays an important role in shaping the people’s idea. As radios don’t have visual contents, it all depends on how attentive the people are towards the radio as the lack of attentiveness may lead to the wrong information and audience may have different views or ideas about certain things. The researches given in this essay are evidence to show that mass media plays an important role in people’s life and how it able shapes the people’s idea.
This is an idea on how social media can be a negative influence on our lives. For example, your future can be decided by what you post on social media, it can be distracting, and these platforms can be unhealthy. First, social media can be harmful to society. For instance, your future can be decided just by what you post publicly. Additionally, MySecureCyberspace, "Think Time: Teens and Social Networks" youtube.com Jun 12 2012 declares "69% rejected a
Some people may say that social media is positive thing and that it can be used for entertainment. According to Solis (2012), a study shown that 88% of respondents stated that social media sites are a new form of entertainment. This may be true; these critics may have a valid point. However, the Emirati society may be in danger due to the negative effect of social media on its people. To begin with, social media may result in social problems such as cyber bullying, exposure to inappropriate content and anti-social
Excessive and Imprudent Social Media Usage by Indonesian Teenagers Leads to Depression If you have the chance to be a happy and successful person that contributes greatly to the country, what will you do? If you choose to waste your time by heavily using your social media accounts, then you’re choosing to live a depressing life. As the research conducted by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicines states, the more time teenagers use social media, the more likely they are to be depressed. If we’re talking about teenage social media depression, it’s heavily linked to the excessive and imprudent usage of social media. According to Cambridge Dictionary, excessive means too much and imprudent means not showing care for the consequences of
People need to stop relying on technology in order to counteract the habits acquired through the use of technology that have made people, as a whole, dumber. Technology has changed the way people go through their daily lives and using it can cause issues. In fact, it can cause anxious and nervousness people, but it depends on the environment (Sanders 19). Also, if people use technology for a great amount of time they start to get uncomfortable talking to people in social situations and in business situations (“Technology and Society”). Technology makes people not want to think about things but to just look it up.
Media addicts often are looking at their phones, scrolling through Facebook, Twitter, and other social media websites, searching for the latest topics for hours upon hours. Often, copious amounts of people become numb to the surroundings around them, having no idea what is going on five feet in front of them. A study was posted by Lifewire, said that researchers for Chicago University concluded that social media has become ranked ahead of the addiction to alcohol and cigarettes. On the flip side, being addicted to social media is far better than alcohol and cigarettes, but still producing a major effect on humans, causing damage to the eyes and brain over long periods of staring at a technology
That’s why social media is bad for our society if u can just think about it kids, teens, and adults all post things like their pictures their location and sometimes where they live on social media. So if and criminal or and sexual predictor gets your information and try to kill you or rob you it will be all your fought because you gave up your information but if you not on social media sites you will be safe
In today’s society, depression is widely more accepted. However, some would still argue that depression is not a real disorder. One main cause of this is social media. It has become popular for individuals to log onto accounts and pretend to have depression to fit in, “Online communities like those on Tumblr are perpetuating ideas of "beautiful suffering," confusing what it means to be clinically depressed” (Bine 1). Some people on sites such as Tumblr have made a disorder that greatly affects the lives of so many people and have made it into something that is trendy.
The first negative impact of social media is that it leads to brain crashes. Which can lead to mental illness. Spending more time with using social media reduce the amount of using the brain in a good way. For example, using it became addiction some times. Several people are addictive social media, such as Facebook and Instagram.