Negative Effects Of Social Networking

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Not every person know that the concept of "social network" appeared in 1954 and it had different meaning that we use now. A social networking service is a platform to build social networks or social relations among people who share interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections (What Is Social Networking?). Sociologist James Barnes introduced concept: "social network" - it is a social structure made up of a group of nodes, which are social objects (people or organizations), and the connections between them. In simpler terms - it is a certain group of familiar people, where man himself is the center, and its familiar branches. Between all members of the network have a bilateral or unilateral communication. For example, it may be…show more content…
Today, the network is still one of the most popular in the world and has more than 50 million. Users. In 2004, there is Facebook, which for several years has become the most popular in the world of social networking. It uses all the same communication mechanism, a slightly different plane, resulting in a revolution in the field. Number of active users of mid-2011 - more than 700 million. Scientist claims that now social networking sites have negative impacts on education and behavior of teenagers. A teenager, or teen, is a young person whose age falls within the range from thirteen through nineteen (13–19). They are called teenagers because their age number ends in "teen" (Got a teenager?). Education in its general sense is a form of learning in which the knowledge, skills, and habits of a group of people are transferred from one generation to the next through teaching, training, or research (Education Guardian). Behavior is the manner of behaving or conducting oneself. They prove that social networks lead to isolation, aggressiveness and shyness, research shows that the marks of teens who sit in social networks are decreasing (The Free…show more content…
All arguments write according to the presentation at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. In addition, there gives advantages and disadvantages of social network the behavior of teens and facts, evidences prove it. For example, they claim that adolescents who use Facebook more often show more signs psychological diseases, Including antisocial behaviors and negative tendencies. Moreover, the using of social networks making them more prone to illnesses, depression and other psychological disorders. Nevertheless, they also averred that Facebook makes teens more sociable. Grace Huang, PhD, Master of Public Health (MPH) says that 95 percent of teenagers who are 12-to 17-year-olds in United States prefer to access the internet every day, and 80 percent of them use social networks to communicate. It shows that author has expertise. Moreover, the author does not have vested interested. As a result, we can say that this article is
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