Scrolling down a feed on social media has become one of the most common hobbies of today. It has become so relevant that some turn to it as a distraction and it becomes more of a routine to pick up the phone, then to engage in conversation at social events. Although social media was intended to be used as a way to communicate with friends and family, it has vastly become a negative influence on some younger people. In this technology era, people do not just use social media to chat with people, you can now see updated trends, articles, challenges, and so much more. That being said young adults, teens, and adolescences are being affected by how they use, see, interact and interpret social media in a way that can influence a person 's mental health positively and negatively.
With 95% (Mobile) of America 's population owning some type of cellular device it is easy to see how social media has grown to the force that it is within the daily lives of teenagers today(“Mobile”). With all of the different types of content that can be placed on social media people’s lives are almost entirely digitally published for anyone’s eyes to see. Also, through constant interaction with each other the popularity of social media continues to grow and aid the new generation of millenials. Living in a society where almost everyone is intertwined in social media the benefits of it daily affect almost every teenager today. Although some see social media as a negative impact on teen’s lives, social media is a positive tool to both aid teens with self esteem issues and also it promotes the communication between students and allows the creation of lasting bonds and promotes the success of students.
The internet helps us make a lot of things easier. Although a lot people think that internet has negative effects to teenagers, it can be argued as useful in finding information, making profit and socializing with friends and families. One of the benefit of the internet is finding information. There are a lot of information that can be found in the internet. Most of us prefer to look for information in the internet, because it is faster than finding information from a book, magazines and etc.
Social Media Social media is a media to socialize with each other that done online that allows human to interlock each other without being limited space and time. In this era social media is like something that is important to everyone, almost everyone has a social media, as well as adults, teenagers and even today even kids already have social media. Social media is very influential in our lives, because in social media everyone can be free to argue, and we will also be influenced on the opinion of people who we do not necessarily know and not necessarily the opinion of the person is true. There are so many negative impact that social media can bring. There are some negative impact of social media usage such as making us become addicted to social media, excessive use of social media makes us become addicted as, if we should always open social media every day and make an obligation.
Everybody cares about social media today. To say that social media is not important is selfishly denying the reality especially among our teenagers whose life revolves around the influence of social media. Today, there are many popular forms of social media such as the Face book, Twitter, My Life, MySpace and Aim. Many users today around the world are engaged with social media sites for numerous reasons that include communication with family and friends while others may include business purposes or for playing online games (Boyd, d. m., & Ellison, N. B. (2007).
THE IMPACTS OF ONLINE GAMING ON YOUTH Nowadays, internet has become really popular in almost every country. It can be used for a lot of purposes, for example, send an email for work and school purposes or to communicate with friends from another country. Internet is also used for people who like to communicate with others using social media, like Path, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Tumblr, and Line. Another kind of Internet usage is for online gaming. Online game has become really popular amongst adolescents around the world.
These problems are well publicised like cyberbullying and harassment. Often these incidents result in lowered self-confidence and severe mental health issues which are becoming widespread as the number of teen users register with these sites
Firstly, social networking sites have increased social connectivity and is a good source of entertainment. In the modern world, there are a number of social sites available on the Internet, which can be easily accessed by users because all a person needs tablet, phone, laptop with an internet connection as well as these sites are available at minimal cost. Moreover, people can easily share their opinions, send pictures and make video calls with the help of these sites such as
In the light of a recent tendency, most young generation gathers information from social networking services, such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. People share a variety of data through the effective use of those services. This eventually provides them with the platform for dialogue and helps them save time since they no longer need to physically move to attain facts. Today, the internet increases the amount of information available to people and promotes profitable communication among them. Due to this reason, it is debatable enough on how Filipino citizens would be communicating with one another in the far future.
Social media and social networking sites (SNS) have greatly impacted everyone, especially among adolescents. It has come to a point where social media has become a part of them as it is what they will do on a day-to-day basis without fail. With the availability of smartphones, social media or SNS can easily access everywhere. Social media or SNS has its positive impact and negative impact that affected teenagers. The benefits of social media allows people to be more mindful of the need of others.