Have you ever thought about how much time you spend on social media? What about how much popularity you will gain with just that one post? What you never really think is, what is out there, and do I know enough about social media to use it? Many say that social networks can be helpful to those in long term relationships as well as social media being the number one activity on the web. Social networks can often be described as a dangerous place too, and how harmful they are to our society.
There are about 2 billion people who are on social media worldwide. Social media is a platform where every one of these 2 billion people are connected and can share and exchange information and ideas through virtual communities and networks. These are a number of issues with the way people use social media, such as, the abuse of social media, the negative impacts on the time spent on social media and the fact that social media breaks boundaries of privacy are serious issues, which gives authorities reason to control and monitor social media. Some say social media should not be controlled as some information is vital and that maybe it is important to the public. However, reasons that show that social media should definitely be controlled are stronger.
Despite the fact that we don’t have the same rating system that presented in the show in which having a bad rating would truly affect our social status. However, we are living in a world where people would judge each other social status based on how many “likes” that they have on social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and etc. According to an article that written by Erin Brodwin, he explains such phenomenon with a psychological principle called the “hedonic treadmill”, which basically means that people will always on the hunt for that next thing that will make us happy, which in this case referring to how many “likes” that we are receiving on social
Liking is for cowards. Go for what hurts In every aspect of life, the choices one makes will, in some sort, have an impact on one’s future. In todays society we are increasingly spending more and more of our time on social medias. Instead of sharing our thoughts and life events over a game of cards, this current generation tends to share personally feelings through the Internet - but what is the outcome of this? How does the social media affect our lives?
Social media has a major effect on today’s society. People are being manipulated, influenced, and even brainwashed from apps and websites they use every day. Social media is used to hold social interactions, promote events or products, and keep people up to date on all kinds of news. Because social media can do so much for its users, it basically controls every aspect of their lives. In Aldous Huxley’s, “Brave New World”, social media wasn’t controlling their society, but other technologies like the Bokonovsky’s Process, the Feelies, and Soma were.
Social media has created an online “culture” that has changed the way people think and behave. Throughout the articles, Carr and Thompson have differences that can be beneficial but Carr insist that human beings are sabotaging themselves with the internet in today’s generation. While Thompson believes that there are enormous benefits that come from social interactions
There is no doubt that social media network have changed our lives in so many ways. So many people have been using Electronic devices such as iphone, laptops, and all kind of Social media networks. Because of that some people haven 't been talking to each other face to face amd They hardly see each other. So many people have been asking Themselves does social media network help the formation of close human relationship and make it better than it was before or does it hinders it and make it worse? In my personal opinion, I believe that social media network hinders human relationship.
As well being able to communicate through Snapchat you can post stories of what you are doing that day that you may find interesting and you are able to share it with your followers. This allows people to see what other people are doing and for people to share what they love doing. A bad aspect of Snapchat is that people are becoming very dependent on it as their form of communication which makes them very dependent on their phones as well. The importance of social media is that people have an easier way of
Censorship on social media Censoring the social media might not be digested by the majority. At glance, censor could mean restrict of people freedom which is not associated with democratic countries. To have an accurate perspective about censorship of the social media we should be aware of the reasons that lead us to this solution. Social media sites provide a chance for individuals which help them to contact with each other, to share information, and to have an immense social surroundings. Furthermore, social media helps us to have worldwide connecting, which aids people to enrich their knowledge and increase their own information gradually.
B. Today, we are more dependent on Internet especially social networking such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and so on. Social networking addiction are growing among teenagers. They are spending more time on social media rather than communicate with others in their daily life. If uncontrolled by parents, young peoples can get addicted to social network.