This reward center acts as a reinforcer for teenagers to continuously post on social media and use the social network in general. With constant use of social media, the brain’s reward center has constant activity. This constant activity in turn causes teenagers to form an addiction to social media, social media addictions are now “more prevalent than the addiction to cigarettes and alcohol” (Cummings 1). Like any addiction, there is physical and psychological dependence than can branch from it. The dependence that can branch from an addiction to social media can severely damage the physical and mental health of a teenager.
One of the effects for social networking addiction is spending too much time to online. People will use a lot of time in social network such as they will always post status and photo in Facebook and instagram, stalking others people status and so on. 1. Spending too much of time to social networking will cause people especially students poor in academic. a.
Others studies shows that the lack of sleep by social media hurts teenagers can also affect their self - esteem. The teenagers of this generation are increased to have a higher vulnerability to depression and anxiety from sleep deprivation. The lack of sleep within teenagers can affect their behavior. Studies show when teenagers who do not get enough sleep they can have mental long term difficulties and will increase negative behavior. Sleep deprivation is also known to cause obesity as a physical change in teenagers with high stress levels and depression.
Fights, divorces, cyber bullying, and so much more tragedies happened on social media daily. Social media is harmful for society. This can be proven by how many people have regretted something they have posted on social media, how many relationships have been affected because of social media, and the dangers of false identities on social media. Have people ever thought of how dangerous social media could actually be? Social media has affected many people's lives in a negative way.
This multitasking likely increases distraction, something prior research has shown to be detrimental to student performance to get lower grades. Moreover, as social media websites, such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter gain popularity, they are also becoming increasingly dangerous as they create modes to procrastinate while trying to complete homework. Hence, they did a survey of 102 students, 57% stated that social
Social Media is the most common thing used in America when we get on our phones or technology, we check who posted something, what they’re doing, who they’re with and other things. Social media has a negative effect on Americans because It can cause bad and mental health issue, there is cyberbullying and it can be a distraction for education. Social media can be bad for your mental and physical health because it c`an be a bad mental disorder. As many as 20 million Americans women and 10 million American men 's will experience an eating disorder large portion of those are teens and adolescents (Tackett). There are teens and adolescents that are suffering from eating disorders, they see someone with this “perfect body” and they plant that image in their head and to get there fast as possible is to have an eating disorder.
Let me tell you abaout the negative from media social in our life. So many effect negative from you use a media social like, you can get bullying, your healty is getting worse, demage the victim mentally and many more about that. Let me explain some. First, when you use media social and you upload some photo or video in your media social, and you get bad reaction from your follower because for him your content or your photo is very poor and you will get hard bullying from your follower in social media.
In this era of globalization, technology has become more prevalent in our society. Many young people nowadays are indulging in social media and technology such as smartphone, laptop, Facebook and twitter to communicate with one another with the help of internet. This has brought a big influence in today’s generation and make them feel miserable without using it in a day. With this technology advancement, people now have even more opportunities to cyberbully others. Chisholm (2014) defined cyberbullying as the intentional and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones or other electronic devices.
Due to the trauma and other bad experiences that one has gone through on social media, a person can develop psychological changes. Cases of cyber bulling are so common today and we are aware that bullying is a great aspect of depression which could probably lead to suicide. According to statistics, ‘depression caused by cyberbullying is in fact the third leading cause of suicide amongst teenagers in the 21st century’ (cited Meier, 2011). Victims of bullying most probably would consider committing suicide. The significance of these matters must not be taken casually, and instead should be taken properly and
Social Media has impacted and affected teens in a pretty negative way with the technology we have today. Social media is too distracting for teens/college students because of the constant feel to need to be on their medias. While using social media, in order to sign up for the sites teens have to put a lot of personal information, leading to my point there is no privacy while using these social media sites. Social media causes most teens to feel lonely or losing the ability to speak to people face to face. Social media is becoming a huge issue on high school and college students, students are becoming way too attached to it that making students dependent on social media, followed along with not allowing people with social media much privacy,