Negative Effects Of Social Networking Essay

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Social networks are quite common and popular in this modern era and it is part of our daily life. Almost every individual, young or old, is now available on social networks. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, Tumblr and many more are the examples of the social networking sites. The reason why these sites are trending is due to their benefits. We can use the social networking sites to connect with people from different parts of the world, stay updated with our school mates, and find new clients for our business. However, are we aware the negative impacts that may be occur when using social networks? Strange but true, social networks have a list of negative effects which we should be aware off, which are, it will affect our self-esteem, it will affect individual’s health, it will affect…show more content…
According to Shah (n.d.), the more advertisements and products you see in the social network webpages, the more you are tempted to spend on unnecessary luxury products. For instance, nowadays there are many online businesses being advertised on social networks that attract people to buy them with just one click. By that one click, we do not realize how much we spend on the online stuffs and this may lead to excess spending. On the other hand, in this modern era, we use data, 3G or even 4G, as an internet connection to access to our social networks anywhere. We spend money just for the sake of social network. Social network, such as Facebook loads videos and uses our data very fast and this results in wastage of money. If a person is running out of money to access their social network, what will they do? They might force themselves to get part time job for extra money or they might just simply ask money from their parents to buy more data. Hence, we may loss more money to spend on social
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