Sometimes when bullying is taken too far, the victims can get hurt. Cyber bullying gives bullies a way to torment others without them showing their identity. Photos and videos can be posted without identification, and can spread to many people quickly. When someone gets bullied online, they don 't know when the bullying will stop. Bullies can reach the victim when ever he or she wants to.
Now a days, you can see people of all ages tapping away at their electronics. They are always using social media or other things, but most importantly, social media. According to “Teenage Social Media Butterflies May Not Be Such a Bad Idea” by Melissa Healy and “Antisocial Media” by Hilary Stout, They both talked about social media taking over the lives of children. They also describe how children cannot develop empathy for others or understand different emotions. How I feel about social media is that it is not good for children to use because it can affect them in the future.
Have you ever thought about how much time you spend on social media? What about how much popularity you will gain with just that one post? What you never really think is, what is out there, and do I know enough about social media to use it? Many say that social networks can be helpful to those in long term relationships as well as social media being the number one activity on the web. Social networks can often be described as a dangerous place too, and how harmful they are to our society.
Some people prefer that social media have some good effects for children, while others believe that social media only can harm children. In the ultimate analysis. Actually, on balance analysis, I agree that social media causes bad effects for teenager because social media take up a lot of time for children to study, and have a bad influence on the development of their body and mind health. Parents wonder if their children’s constant use of Instagram, Facebook or Snapchat is healthy. Teenagers talk about the pressure to post the perfect photo or to compete with the perfect lives their friends present on the Internet.
Studies show a correlation between increased social media usage and depression and this can be of many reasons; first of is cyber-bullying. Many teenagers have been a victim of cyber-bullying and this is increasing, as bullies on social media don’t realize the damage of their words and actions as it is online. Many teenagers believe that what they say on social platforms doesn’t really matter, but what truly matters is what is said in face-to-face interactions. This is because people cannot see what’s happening on the other end of the screen therefore they post mean comments not realizing the damage they have done. The American College of Pediatricians “The Media, Children, and Adolescents” stated that “over half of adolescents state they have been bullied online and over 25 percent of adolescents state they have been bullied repeatedly through internet or on cell phones.” Secondly, when teenagers go on social platforms they compare their lives to filtered and unrealistic posts of their peers, this leads to envy of others and tends to produce feelings of depression which then transforms into major depression.
Although that is true, it also deterrents face to face socializing. This occurs due to society spending more than half of its time on social media. Social media is detrimental to society because of bullying as well as lack of interaction and physical activity, along with online hackers. To start, one may get cyber bullied, which is bullying over the internet. Others believe that it is easier to socialize and make friends.
Many teenagers are often too open to the public and they may be unaware that their personal information may be hacked and used by other people. Usage of social media has become a daily routine for the youth and according to a survey, 22% of teenagers are active on their favorite social media site and spend more than 10 times a day. Teenagers with ages between 12-17 reported that text messages are used the most than any other form of communication, including real life interactions. A big part of the generation’s social and emotional development occurs on the internet and they engage with screens almost the entire day and in places such as cars, restaurants, and holidays and even in their bedroom . FIND HEALTH
Did you know Facebook actually can help kids and teens cross social boundaries? Still people think downloading an app makes people mean.Facebook doesn’t make people mean because kids and teens can make friendships, it can help keep in touch with old friends and family, and it can help build solid relationships. One way Facebook doesn’t make people mean is because kids can get closer and make more friendships with each other. In Scope magazine the article “ Is Facebook Making You Mean?” the author states “Studies support the idea that Facebook can help kids build positive connections”. That means kids that are shy at school can talk more and aren’t as shy on Facebook and make positive friendships.
Nearly two-thirds of adults and teens use social media. Social media gives you more insight on things. Social media, over the last decade, has spread information faster than any other media, social media helps students do better in school, and social media helps users find more friends. Furthermore, social media is an excellent tool to use. Social media has spread information and news faster than any other media.
People also stay connected and interact with one another, with their peers, people of similar interests, and even their family members. This helps strengthen their relationship even if they are busy with their daily routines. In addition, social media sites have become a platform for youth with similar interest or common discipline to get together, building connections and opportunities for their respective careers. Youth claims that social media not only makes their lives easier and efficient, it has become their lifestyle. While social media has seems to bring people together and help one another stay connected, it has created social isolation in regards to BBC News report.