Negative Impact Of Social Media Essay

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The negative Impact of social media on Children

Social media nowadays play an important role in our lives as it has a good effect it also has a bad effect on our live especially on children and Adolescents. According to Ahn (2012), children are among the most users of social network sites (SNS). Some studies find that youth spend most of their time on social media. This result in some causes and effects on children such as cyberbullying which leak the personal information of the children and affect the personality, addition to that, limitation of the time children spend on the internet by the parents affects the child to be more aggressive and antisocial. What is cyberbullying? It is a type of bullying takes place in social media using electronic devices to harm a person or to take from him important information used in bad ways. Cyberbullying is a new way for coward children to disturb other children by escaping the face to face conversation and use a hiding method by the help of the internet. There was a kid called brains always shy, quite boy and was labeled a social outcast by his classmate. A group of students made an online chat
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Online social media can be used in positive ways as making the child connect with his teachers, friends, family and helping him in school. (National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics) indicates that 9% of students in grades 6–12 experienced cyberbullying. In 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey state that 15% of high school students were cyberbullied. These media can be used to hurt other people. The effects of cyberbullying are common. Kids who are cyberbullied are more likely to, Skip school, have drugs and alcohols Addiction, increase in-person bullying, don’t want to attend classes, poor grade, Have lower self-respect and have more health problems. (Department of Health & Human,

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