Not only does this lower teenagers’ confidence and self-esteem, it directly exert pressure on them. In the scholarly report, “Negative Effects of Social Media on Teenager”, the writer explains the long-term effects of using social media as a teenager and presents a few suggestions to facilitate the situation. One of the main focuses throughout this report is the unreal beauty standard posted all over Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, etc. While many compliment the aesthetic pictures and feed, they tend to ignore the fact that most famous accounts use computer applications, such as photoshop, before posting their final products. These exaggerated beauty standards are indirectly pressuring teenagers to focus more on their appearance and popularity.
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.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Internet.) Another disadvantage of internet is teenagers can be addicted to online games. Many students are already addicted to online games and it cause them to fail in their subjects. Therefore, everyone should know the disadvantages of the internet so we can be protected and we can protect
The online world is an open book for all to see. Many teenagers enjoy their time online with social media, but there are hidden dangers with hateful and sexual content. Social media can also harbor ways of teens making bad choices. The real world and the online world contains many strangers, and dishonest dangers for teens. Social media use should be limited for teens due to unsafe content, increased anxiety and depression, along with dishonest individuals and other dangers.
Social media users spend a considerable amount of their daily lives interacting through social media. Subsequentially, controversies begin to unfold when cases of health issues as a result of social media addiction start to become an increasingly common phenomenon. Social media fires up a part of our brain that also lights up when we take abusive substances such as tobacco. The more we use it, the more addicted we get. Furthermore, research has shown that people who spend more time on Facebook usually felt worse about themselves as compared to people who spend less time on social media.
According to a study conducted by the University of Florida, the students that use the internet more than three hours a day are more likely to fall prey to sexual exploitation. The internet and social networks influences and makes teenagers and young adults to involve themselves on risky behavior because of the online predators that hunt the internet, bullying and harassment are more likely to happen online when it’s not face to face and recent medical studies show that addiction of internet is causing personal, professional as well as social problems. Modern technologies such as cellphones, computers, tablets and the internet have become a crucial part of young people’s lives. The negative attributes of the internet impact
In the article, “The Pros and Cons of Teens on Social Media” published by Kelly Austin; she mentions “cyberbullying moves from bad to worse in a matter of days causing long lasting pain.” Kids who suffered from these bullies normally they try to delete their profile. Although sometimes it too late, Teens end up committing suicide because of the stress and depression that cyber bully carries. Additionally, Many kids end up attending a psychologist to help them through process of cyber bullying. For that reason, it’s highly recommended for parents to be aware of their kids with social
With cyber-bullying being a huge issue, it gives social media a bad reputation more often than not. Recently, I read an article about social media, being as harmful as drugs and alcohol to Millennials. In this article, the writer talks about how “a new addiction has emerged: social media.” They talk about addiction referring to any behavior that is pleasurable and is the only reason to get throughout the day. The article talks about social media being more harmful to younger users than older. A lot of people can differ from that.
They largely depend up on internet to the academic home works, it can lead to reduce their thinking capacity and creative thinking and it also leads to wastage of time browsing on the internet (Tamina, 2013). At the same time the internet has negatively affected the mental and physical functioning of the children. Currently internet addiction among the adolescents is very common phenomena (Cho et, al., 2013) and adolescents have a natural tendency to use the internet for for leisure and entertainment. Sometimes children are seen to be absent minded in the class, show poor academic performance, lack attention and all these issues are the result of internet addiction which negatively affect the performance and active engagement of children in various contexts (Chen & Fu,
In particular, college students have a larger proportion of users in Facebook. Fox, Gavin, and Mitcheson (2011) (Shaulis, M. (2011). Facebook has negative effects on college students. CAL Times. Retrieved from http://sai.calu.edu/caltimes/index.php/2011/11/16/facebook-has-negative-effects-on- college-students/) all had the same perception on Facebook affecting the face-to-face communication because people become so distracted that they tend to forget