It may seem simpler and easier to just call or message somebody, but we ultimately end up seeing our friends face to face considerably less. There’s something intangibly real and valuable about talking to somebody face to face. Social media is causing us to spread ourselves too thin in order to keep up with all our social media platforms, as well as slowly ruining the quality of social interaction that we all need as human
The first, anonymity allows cyberbullies to prey on vuinerable peers without taking personal responsibility, just as they bring people together for constructive reasons, social media can connect dissatisfied, disgruntled, dislike, disliking, negative thoughts, and misguided people together, then they get logether and they might make a group because they have one mind, further fueling, negative attitudes and beliefs. Second, Social Media make us forget about the real world, most people prefer to spend time in Social Media, because they feel that Social Media has become a routine that they do everyday. Social Media not only make them busier than the real world, but Social Media succeeds in making them dependent or Social Media, and sometimes they forget to eat and bathe for being too passionate about Social Media, sometimes social media also make us smile by ourselves for seeing the news, or post from people who are in Social
We have so many external factors that can be considered as source of entertainment yet can be a great distraction and one of those things is social media. Is this invention a good thing or a bad thing? – The commonly asked question. This thing aims to provide easiness in life and makes us feel the lightness in every task but we cannot change the fact that it has negative impact in every aspect of a person. Is this thing going to change us for the better or will bring out the worst in us?
Despite its many positives, it has a downside. The general population views social media as a way to connect but, there are some that are negatively affected by social networking sites unrealistic representation of unrealistic body types The "Selfie" In the article "Selfie and self: The effect of selfies on self-esteem and social sensitivity" the author
We choose what we want to upload on the new social media, we choose which photos to tag our friends in, and adjust our privacy settings to only show certain content to certain audiences. This brings about the issue of whether friendship on new social media can be considered if it does not show all of our “selves” to our friends. Hence, these new social media platforms may result in an inaccurate and superficial view of two people’s relationships. In a hypothetical situation, Person A and Person B belongs to the same clique of friends, but are not close friends themselves. The clique normally goes out and takes a lot of photos, and uploads these photos and activities to new social media sites.
Firstly, participation in social media is more than narcissism as it can be used as a platform to create awareness and to promote social events. Since many people use social media, promoting of events and creation of awareness may be useful as some people may even share the post. Social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. can be used. For example, after the news of the passing of singer Christina
Because I’m just exactly like you. A person who likes to respond to other people using a hint of irony. I never thought of it as a bad thing, I rather enjoy hearing and using it. However, some of my friends and acquaintances did make remarks on my ironic tendencies and it made me self-conscious. I started to analyze everyone surrounding me.
In addition to that should be mentioned that the people have the choice to simply do something else when they lose interest so the discussions stay lively. Regarding other platforms such as blogs or forums, similar positive aspects can be found. It only differs slightly in the aspect of time difference since communication through a forum is not technically “live”. Thus creating a difference to face to face communication. To be drawn from the aspects mentioned is that social media's success is mainly based on the fact that it provides ways for people to directly exchange their experiences and actively engage in discussions.
Although there are some ads that come up on my screen that abolish my interest, when I look at the bulk of people my age, the advertisements are definitely targeted to them. This is an extraordinary way to market products; however, it is too personal. Sometimes I don't want the computer to show up with things that I personally like. It freaks me out to think there are people somewhere studying and developing ads based on my likes and dislikes. It feels like advertisers are sometimes digging too deep into my private life.
Although social media can become addicting and may lead to social seclusion, online usage does not point to isolation, because it provides learning opportunities, keeps society up to date on current events, and help families and friends stay in touch. Some will say that social media is a waste of time but that is not true because it can grant you many learning opportunities. Many of research has shown that social media can help become a study tool for people of all ages (How Social Media Can Help Students Study, McGraw Hill). This suggests that not only students could use social media to help them with learning but anyone who wishes to review a subject can. This is important because many people feel that going to a program or school is a waste of time, and especially now anyone can learn anything by just looking it up, or talking to someone who could help on a social platform.