Social Media sites like Facebook and Instagram are increasingly becoming more and more integral in our everyday lives. According to various research studies in the field of online social networks, it has been revealed that these sites are impacting the lives of the youth greatly.It is inevitable to ignore the fact that nowadays social network plays an essential role in teenagers’ lives. We have forgotten the real essence of a relationship. Nothing like calling a friend at midnight to wish on their birthday, meeting people over coffee and dinner sounds fun compared to liking photos and wall posts on a social network. In the question given, the word “consequences” was used, denoting a negative connotation.
Social media is one thing that people all over the world use constantly everyone is posting, liking, sharing, and commenting on others post. Many people see it as a good thing for people, but there is a dark side to social media. Social media can be helpful however, it is more harmful to teens. The article “ Student Examines Negative Effects of Social Media on Teens” by Aurelie Krakowsky is about who teens are being badly affected by social media and the people using it. The second article “The Upside of Selfies: Social Media isn’t all bad for Kids” by Kelly Wallace is about who social media can help teens and there problems around the world for teens”.
“The Impact of Social Media on Teenagers” Social Media has changed our lives. Social media has definitely made us closer to other parts of the world. We are able to contact with each other all around the world with one click of a button. Nowadays teenagers are known to be one of the heaviest users of social media nowadays.Social Media may have its positive aspects, but can also affect teenagers negatively. Being able to contact with someone around the world who you may not know could be unbelievably dangerous.
SOCIAL MEDIA Social media is an internet-based communication tool that is widely used by almost everyone around the world. Nowadays a lot of social media users from around the world, the percentage will continue to grow every year. Because in this era globalization, social media and internet are important for everyone. In addition, social media also have a negative impact if used continuously, such as Reduced Productivity, Addictive , Waste Time, and Porn. The use of social media does have a positive impact that is very easy for us to communicate and find out what is in this world.
One of them being the social media, from which you can chat with your friends or you, can use it as a source of entertainment. But many people have argued with us whether it is good for us or bad for us. In the early days of social media, people thought that it actually helped us a lot, for example, we could chat with our friends on the go and people thought it brought people together. As time passes on, questions are being raised on the true impact of social media on teens. I believe that social media is indeed harming today’s teenagers.
(Ryan and Xenos, 2011) Facebook is the website where people turn to boost their ego and seek social support, with the need for self-presentation and the need to belong. Individuals with narcissistic tendencies were found to enjoy using Facebook tools for self-promotion such as the status updates and photos, to manipulate these features in presenting a “perfect” self with the need to belong. (Ryan and Xenos, 2011) As an avid user of Facebook, I have grown to be more narcissistic and self-conscious. I am constantly conscious about the number of likes and comments of each post, as well as the worry that Facebook friends may dislike me based on what is being presented online. For fear that people may not accept my views as it is, I would often edit my posts or post “appropriate” status updates and photos that are rather generic without being too direct or explicit, even though they may represent how I really feel about a certain subject
There have been many debates on whether social media has a positive or negative effect on our lives. Many people think that social media has had a definite positive effect on our lives as it has lead to many developments in technology; it has also lead many businesses to boom because they can learn more about their customers and target market through social media. As the UAE is still a relatively new country not many people may know of the ways that social media can affect the youth of this country. Emirati parents should monitor teenagers’ use of social media because of its negative effects on their education, health and its threat to their safety and privacy. EDUCATION The first negative effect social media has on teenagers is its effect on their education.
Social media is a double edged sword which may effect people either negatively or positively according to it’s way of usage .Social media is the interaction and communication between a group of people or individuals in which they post, share, and exchange ideas on the internet changing the way in which teen interact with their parents and friends as well as how they make use of technology which have been interesting to observe in People that are being able to communicate and talk with each despite the distance between them as in countries with a finger click ;however, parents had been opposing social media because of it’s massive burden to their children , friends and family as a whole in which it causes many physical , mental and even emotional damage as in cyber-bullying , depression and social isolation and obesity. Some people say that cruelty is not limited to social media, the bully doesn’t need a social network to precedes his job and that social network is just 1 of the many ways of bullying he may use ,besides bullies are everywhere and they are not entitled to the social network in which we can find them in schools, universities and even at work ;however, In todays high technological environment parents argue that Social media (facebook) became the main source of bullies in social to teenagers and young adolescent whom are open to internet predators because of its nature and it’s ability to create open posts and send individual messages and
Teenagers have faced the impact widely, as they are the enthusiastic users. Social media has left people astounded with the extremes it can hit up to, leaving a question in everyone. Every good thing, when it is over-used, it becomes negative. Has social media application done more damage than good towards students at higher learning
Communication has grown extremely by using social networks as facebook,twitter and blogs and survey new cultures . It 's provide the education and the industry ...etc. Some sais argue that Social networks is an addict and could harm and causes varies problems to the youth and the teens without awareness and bad using .Social media and networks provide the quality of education by using it in schools and universities it helps the students in researches, study and saving the time and effort by doing the homeworks and assignments online as turnitin can be uploded on it . Social networks improve the mental process by watching videos and learning new skills help students in their own future life. Students could make communication groups for sharing information and recent news and the summaries of the topics and lessons so it helping in studying and there is sites that can the teacher and the students can communicates for helping and its facilitate the study for the students and widing the students knowledge .