THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA FOR USERS Today world’s is in era globalization. It has a strong influence in all dimensions of community life. Everyone can’t avoid it. This causes social changes both positively and negatively. One of the most famous in the era of globalization is the use of social media.
We live in the time where social media is the main medium of communication. Twenty-first century learners spend a lot of free time online. They use it extensively to get global access. It becomes a raging craze for everyone nowadays. Although social media may have change the world for the better, it may also cause distraction to students, it changes the way they interact with others and it causes psychological changes or other health problems.
There’s always a good side of something and a bad side. We often tend to overlook the bad and always look to the good part of things. Which for the most part is true, but overlooking the bad is something that we need to stop. Social Media has a good side, in easier communication and connecting with friends. We always see social media as a good influence if modern society, but there is a bad side we tend to forget.
The world has reached great developments especially in the technology field, no one can deny the role of technology in the life of every person and it changed the world. Furthermore, the most important technology that we are witnessing now days is communications technology it became a daily human use. Communications technology helped everyone and made them communicate in many ways, here came the idea of developing many inventions that serve the user, so communications inventions start to appear one after the other and these inventions are now well known and easy to use to support the communication process between the users, an example of such inventions are (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) these inventions became known as social media. Social media has a positive and negative effects on individual and on society, in general, depending on how the person employed it to serve his/her needs, Also, we will take a look on English language and how technologies affected English. Communications inventions provided solutions for many problems that the world faced in the past, lets first talk about Facebook, In the last few years I’m hearing a lot about Facebook and how it became a human daily use, I was surprised by the number of people who use Facebook that made me so exciting about having an account in Facebook, Facebook can be used for many things some people used it for learning and education, others used it to communicate with others, and some to
It is all fun and good that it allows users to communicate and meet people across nations and countries, it is also cost effective and also entertaining; but then people are not always who they seem to be, and we may have a breakdown in our day to day communication with others. There is also the issue of safety and security online. As a communication scholar in training I believe that social media is good, however some users manipulates its uses and services for “evil” or use it to replace face to face communication
Social media has radically changed how people interact with one another. It not only allows people to be connected from sunset until sundown, but also allows people to communicate instantaneously no matter the distance. This changing communication affects how companies and brands relate to customers as well. Social media’s efficiency and convenience attract marketers. Well used social media tools range from e-mail, Web Sites, blogs, and video sharing to online communities and social network like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
But all in all, it does change our life. In case of social media, we benefit from having easier access to information, the many updates on social news and the ability to intercommunicate with people. It also helped us to be more vivid so that we can express our feelings and thoughts without having them questioned. Privacy wise, it has affected us by making us feel that "snooping and stalking into other people's life" is alright. Our morale on respecting other people's privacy became unimportant as their "life" are now
While it is necessary to retain accounts on various sites in order to stay connected, it is essentially a platform to judge one another. I tend to construct my various social media profiles as a reflection of my true self. I love the idea of being able to connect with others on various platforms and bridge the social gaps all over the world, but I am apprehensive about participating too much on social media for fear of judgment. My social media accounts reflect the true me based on my information and presentation but they do not define me as a person. My presence on social media is not strong and this may cause others to perceive me as unapproachable or antisocial.
Nowadays, Social media seems to play an important role in people 's lives around the world. Social media is an addition value to a department 's communication’s strategy as it is now a main mean of communication in our lives. Moreover, social media is not only an internet-based form of communication. But also allows people to make conversations, sharing photos, information and creating web site in many contents. There are several forms of social media, there are blogs, micro-b logs, wikis, social networking sites, photo-sharing sites, instant messaging, video-sharing sites, podcasts, widgets, virtual worlds, and more.
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