Negative Effect Of Social Media

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In the last decade the online world has changed drastically .New development in the internet world have made the internet an innovative way for individuals and families to communicate through social media sites such as Facebook, whatsapp, twitter etc. Walter & Riviera (2004) defined social media as the relationship that exist between the networks of people. Thanks to the social media invention, young men and women now exchange feeling, ideas, personal information, pictures, and videos at a truly astonishing rate. Everyday many people are spending countless hours immersed in social media sites. In this information age social media sites seem to be growing in popularity rapidly especially among young adults (pempek, yermoleyeva et Calvert 2008).In…show more content…
Some years back, we communicate through the mail, on land line telephone and in person. Today we send text messages, leave voice messages, use instant messengers, send emails, talk through headphones, cell phones and online videos and of course interact through the internet where a plethora of social media tools has redefined communication. Such a redefinition has had an enormous effect. Communication is defined as the process of sharing and the relationship of the participants in this process (Kincaid and schramm) .Much more emphasis is put in the word “sharing” or simply “share». Accordingly, the word “share” connotes something that two or more people do together; in contrast to an individual who sends or receives. The entirety of social media has altered the basic rule of communication especially between businesses to their audiences the one way communication methods of recent past business to customer and business to business has been replaced by a more robust multidimensional communication model and can also be collectively called social media or web 2.0.communication has drastically improved in recent times due to the advancement in new technology such as the android and windows phones and the apple gadgets. Social media has changed the way that our society interacts in multiple ways, both effectively and ineffectively. Based on this, social network usage can only increase from here or evolve into…show more content…
Social media has had significant impact negatively and positively on the way students communicate. The positive aspect of online communities is that youths can utilize them for academic purpose, assistance and support (Lusk 2010) .Due to the ability of social media to enhance connection by making easily accessible, social media can yield many benefits for the students including providing a virtual space for them to explore their interests and problems with similar individuals academic support while strengthening online communication skills and knowledge “students who may have problems to speak up in class are participating in book discussion blogs and writing real audiences». The negative aspect is that the multitasking likely increases distraction something that research has shown has disadvantages for the students. According to (Jacobsen &forste) two-third of students reported using electronic media while in class, studying or doing their homework as social media websites are gaining popularity ,they are becoming increasingly dangerous as the create modes to procrastinate while to complete homework 1.3 Objectives of study College students have great interest in social media. The main purpose of this study is to understanding the effect that social media has on students behavior and the impact of communication on the way students of central university interact. To achieve
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