Abstract: Social media is the social interface among people in which they create, share or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. Users of social media are escalating exponentially and it is changing the dynamics of social interaction by empowering them. In the society, the role of social media is very crucial as media creates awareness, change the perception of people and helps in decision making. Social media has become the voice of the people by shaping the way information is transmitted to the public. The paper highlights how social media, can raise social issues effectively and is definitely a boon to our world, yet misuse or irresponsible usage can have negative effects on individual and society.
Abstract: Social media is the social interface among people in which they create, share or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. Users of social media are escalating exponentially and it is changing the dynamics of social interaction by empowering them. In the society, the role of social media is very crucial as media creates awareness, change the perception of people and helps in decision making. Social media has become the voice of the people by shaping the way information is transmitted to the public. The paper highlights how social media, a catalyst for social change, is definitely a boon to our world, yet misuse or irresponsible usage can have negative effects on individual and society.
The addition among the youth with social media has become an issue in today’s date. Moreover, one of the common risk factors is identity theft, along with fraud and scams, lastly cyber bullying. It depends on each individual to use social media wisely. College students, professors and parents benefit from social media. Students don’t hesitate in finding reliable information through Google; it facilitates the learning skills.
In addition to the schools and colleges, extracurricular activities contribute to the establishment and improvement of the youth relationships with the peers. Peer characteristics and behaviors which are supported by the concept of having common interests and gathering for the same purposes in the activities are crucial in terms of influencing relationships that occur among the individuals (Simpkins, 2015). Furthermore, in comparison to the real-life friendship making situations, the modern and globalized world requires to be consistently active in the social media too. In today’s modern world people spend most of their times working and studying which provides the social media to create online and global communication platform. Recent discoveries of the 21st century presented the concept of Facebook and other related social networks, which serve to facilitate the act of communication among the individuals.
Conversely, the presence of social media in a teen’s life can be a positive asset to their lives. Some of the benefits mentioned by the Raising Children Network are that they can help teens “make and maintain friendships, share interests…explore identities… connect…teenagers to online global communities based on shared interests,” and there are “support networks” that they can use free of charge (Social Media for Children and Teenagers). Many will argue that the benefits outweigh the consequences of the introduction of social media. By allowing teens to explore and discover new interests and hobbies, it can provide them with a sense of direction. However, the social gains behind a screen will not allow them to correctly absorb skills that are vital to success in their future interactions that stray away from behind the screen.
In this paper, I’ll be talking about social networking sites, what are some of the fundamental features of these sites, their target audience and how they have managed to prove itself to be problematic amongst the youth. With the advent of web 2.0, it has managed to create another new environment where the users can actively participate and generate content on their own, as opposed to web 1.0 which wasn’t interactive in nature (Bruns, 2008). The driving forces for individuals to sign up on SNS are because their friends recommend them, everyone they know use it, for entertainment purposes and to know more people. Wasike and Cook (2010) say, “Never before have so many people gathered to communicate through a single medium.” (pg.1). The moment one signs up on Facebook, it asks the user to fill out forms regarding their personal information.
ISU Part I - Research Ben Friedrich 11/24/16 Social Impact on social media and teens: Teens use social media as a mainstream way of communicating with each other. It has become the ultimate and definitive way to communicate and make important announcements that could impact the user directly. In fact, if someone is not involved in social media, it could result in social isolation. Since every teen is somehow involved in social media, it is extremely difficult to combat this. Social media is also affecting teen’s verbal social skills.
These questions are difficult to find answer and we need to do investigation to find the correct answer. Dear friends, what I know from Facebook is a network which helps us to communicate dan share information. Which is make humans daily work easier and safe their time. Nowdays teenagers are aidicted to Facebook all the time by chatting and sharing their personal stuffs to others. Impact of facebook among teenagers we can divided to two categories that is good impact and bad impact which make teenagers involved in social problems.
Greater part of youth is moving quickly from electronic media like TV audience and radio lovers to the social communication by social media off all ages. In order to have better understanding of the influence and effect of social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and blogging should know its effect and impacts as well. Impact on youth Andres Kaplan (2010) says in his study that social websites is a internet world of communication and presentation to builds on the ideas and technology basis web and that authorize the plan and switch of user to feel them satisfied (Chukwuebuka, 2013).Youth is the future of any state and country’s growth and expansion so it is really important to now there paths. Today Social media is necessary for youth in the ground of instruction, education and for knowledge to be taught to youth and should now today’s education trend, to increase writing skills and communicating by building confidence, literary values, spiritual and
Is social media taking the lives of our children today?Or is it improving them?Children all over the world use some kind of social media whether its facebook or Twitter, social media plays big role in the lives of today children.Social media has both rewarding benefits as well as challenges that people are faced with.the rise of social media causes a decrease of face to face interactions among today 's youth. There are many benefits to communicating through social media versus face to face interactions.Some of the benefits that communicating through social media have it breaks the surface to being nervous to speak to someone.not every child is born with the confidence to speak to people.in the article “Antisocial networking” Robert Wilson was pleased to see how communicating through social media allows children to be able to stay in contact with each throughout the day while their away from each other.Also how it allow one of his sons to be social that he referred another one of his sons to join.learning that his shy son was having a positive benefit for networking ,he believes social media improved the lives of his sons.Other benefits social media has it allows you to multitask with your own personal life while in the process being in contact with your friends and family.Social media can also help spread awareness to a cause or promote business.in the article “antisocial networking” “ Hannah says she relies on texting to make plans and to pass long