Since 2017, there are 2.46 billion social media users. Many people use social media to follow their friends, and some people use social media to brighten others’ day. After reading one of the article,” Student examines negative effects of social media on teens” by Aurelie Krakowsky, which discusses the harmful side of social media, and talks about how it affects kids. After reading the other article“The Upside of Selfies: Social media isn’t all bad for kids”, by Kelly Wallace (CNN), which shows that social media can be beneficial to teens,and how it helps them. After reading the two articles, it has been concluded that social media can be harmful; but, there is more evidence to support that social media can be beneficial.
How has social media changed the way teenagers communicate in society today? Introduction I chose this topic because social media has grown to be one of the industries with the fastest growth in the world and teenagers impacted this growth. According to a Pew Research Center study, 92 percent of teenagers are online daily, making them “the most active social media participants of any demographic.” Since teenagers spend the majority of their time on the internet, the relationships with their families and friends is affected. Even if social media has changed the way we communicate in our society, I believe social media has changed us for the better because we are now able to connect with friends and family in a matter of seconds, no matter
The effect it has on people is evident, and it is taking over the minds of the youth of this generation. The capability social media has over a person can be dangerous and goes unnoticed since everyone in this day and age is brainwashed by it. It produces a negative aspect on humanity by putting the users at constant risk for danger by hindering physical socializing skills and reducing the youth’s intellectual achievement. In addition, it contributes to the lack of physical communication skills that could determine the youth’s future success. All in all, it is clear that adolescents should attempt to disconnect from social media to enjoy the life around them.
Social media is a useful tool to students, but too much use of social media has changed the daily routine in their education, instead of reading books and studying. Students waste too much time in using social media and prefer holding gadgets and it as pastime hobby. Many students are using social media thus students still have a different perspective in using it. Thus, social media gives positive review on how it can help students in studies. “Computers themselves and software yet to be developed will revolutionize the way we learn” according to Steve Jobs n.d. Education in today’s world is all about the connection in social media.
Social Media: a Good or a Bad Influence in the Development of Children and Teenagers? Lotte in de Weij (2060965) 21COMJ2A1 Brigitte van Pelt-Hinkle Avans University of Applied Science Social Media: a Good or a Bad Influence in the Development of Children and Teenagers? Nowadays 98% of young people are using social media. Teenagers between 18 and 24 years old used social media in 2012 for 16,8 hours a week, today this is already 23,1 hours a week. Children between 6 and 10 years spent about two hours a day using social media and at a very young age they get a smartphone.
Does the social media bring more harm than good to you? “Social media is the collective of online communications channels dedicated to community-based input, interaction, content-sharing and collaboration” (Rouse,2016). There are many forms of social media ranging from websites, forums, blogs and many more. Although social media has been beneficial for us regardless of our age, it has brought about many consequences as well. Some people argue that social media is good for us because it has allowed us to widen our social circles.
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,
Social media users spend a considerable amount of their daily lives interacting through social media. Subsequentially, controversies begin to unfold when cases of health issues as a result of social media addiction start to become an increasingly common phenomenon. Social media fires up a part of our brain that also lights up when we take abusive substances such as tobacco. The more we use it, the more addicted we get. Furthermore, research has shown that people who spend more time on Facebook usually felt worse about themselves as compared to people who spend less time on social media.
Most of the students tend to believe that social media helps them a lot in terms of learning, studying, researching and finding information. Students can be easily influenced. Due to their curiosity, they want to explore or try what is new and trending to be able to fit into the society. They are able to easily adapt everything that they see around them. With the benefits of social media, it plays a big part in the students’ everyday lives.
Social media has a major influence on the young teenagers. It is the reason for many of the world´s problems and solutions and can be used to communicate and keep in touch with old friends, but it can at the same time also lead to stress and be used to spread hate. Social media affect everybody, especially teenagers. We should get rid of it before it is too late! One main reason is that using social media affects people, especially teenagers in a very bad way.