Although some people may think social media has some disadvantages, I still strongly believe that social media has huge positive effects to our lives. First of all, social media is a place where people can contact with anyone in the world. According to Susannah Fox and Lee Rainie (2014), among American adults, there are 87 percent adults using the web, 68 percent connecting to the web with mobile devices, and 90 percent
Chapter 1 Background of the Study Introduction In the contemporary world, most people use social media for news, entertainment, to seek information and to be updated every day. Nowadays, the use of social media has greatly changed how people interact with other people. Today, most people only consider the benefits that the social media brought to the people without thinking about the possible negative implications of using it. Youth today are very inclined in using social media. Most of the students tend to believe that social media helps them a lot in terms of learning, studying, researching and finding information.
Social media has begun to be increasing used in school, the workplace, and also just in peoples own homes. This increase of use has many benefits, but it also has many downsides. People are pretty much always connected to social media. If a person walks into public nowadays, they are immediately bombarded with the noise of countless notifications from social media
In the website article titled “The Positive Impact of Social Networking Sites on Society” it states, “It has never been easier to make friends than it is right now… The rise of mobile phones helped change this, connecting people in an new way.” The rise of social media has greatly impacted the lives of many people. With social media, the ability to make friends is way easier than in real life. All you really have to do to start is send a few messages to each other and move on from there. If at times you don’t know what to say, you actually have some time to think. In real life, when you are talking to someone new and you don’t know what to say on the spot, you are essentially doomed.
However despite being constantly connected, people are still feeling alone so why? With the ability to be able to keep in touch with everyone why are people lonelier than ever? The issue with social media is that people only share the good things in their life and never the bad making people judge themselves based off of other people’s so called “perfect” lives, it also makes others try to keep up with the same standard as their friends making them want to post only the good things in their life which can also make people viewing their profile not truly connect with that person as they don’t see the person’s ‘true life’ but only the good moments. There are also many people who purposefully portray an image of themselves that they want the world to see, but one that is far from the real image. Social media is so very popular especially with teens as it gives them • An easy way to share their lives with friends and family • The chance to try on different identities and explore new interests • A semi-private platform on which to communicate outside of the supervision of adults But, what is the use of technology if when you
In addition, social media use internet access that can help us in all our activities that require a very short time. Social media is an internet-based communication tool that is widely used by almost everyone around the world. Many advantages in using social media but of course there is a negative impact arising from the use of social media in excess. I suggest for everyone to be wiser in using social media. And this era of globalization, many people access the internet to find information including children.
1 Alan varghese INRW April, 12, 2017 Social media Social media is a very important thing in our day to day life, we literally use it every day without social media just imagine how the society would be ? but it also weakens out brain to focus on one thing and to complete our task. So is social media actually helpful to our brain or it is just weakening our ability to think? most of the community believes that social media is helping out society to grow and I believe that too. Yes, sure there are some drawbacks to it there is nothing in the world where there is no drawback to anything it is our decisions to get most out of it, social networking provide many researchers to a bigger society allowing them to reach their goal.
Hence, it is imperative to first identify their advantages and disadvantages to effectively use them in our life. There are quite a lot of advantages which we can obtain from the social media available nowadays. Based on a book “Networked- The new social operating system” by Lee Rainie and Barry Wellman, the authors had pointed out many positive effects, in another word, advantages of social media or others services based on social media. Firstly, social
Another benefit is the internet, the social media aspect makes you almost portray, reconstruct and relive their trips. Pudliner 2007. This excessive interview with pudliner makes the essence of social media much more clear as why it’s such a good tool to use. Although ones opinion may differ from someone else’s it is still a great way to advertise as there are more than one reviews available. I have spoken mainly about get a ways a and hospitality, but social media also has an intense impact on tourism as, The tourism industry is an information intense industry says: (Sheldon 1997 and Werthner and Klein 1999) It is crucial to understand in technologies and consumer behaviour that impact the distribution and accessibility of travel related information.
Because of continued access to the networking site may cause visual problems, sitting in the same position for a long time may cause back pain. Social media has made the world a smaller place, now we more ways to use it. Social media has improved our ability to absorb information which would have seemed to be overwhelming for anyone 20 years ago is normal for us, we have an extreme ease of processing and we are evolving rapidly. This is followed by the positive effects of social media on education: - 1. Google and education, Google has helped over 20 million students with education using their tools.