Social Media has impacted and affected teens in a pretty negative way with the technology we have today. Social media is too distracting for teens/college students because of the constant feel to need to be on their medias. While using social media, in order to sign up for the sites teens have to put a lot of personal information, leading to my point there is no privacy while using these social media sites. Social media causes most teens to feel lonely or losing the ability to speak to people face to face. Social media is becoming a huge issue on high school and college students, students are becoming way too attached to it that making students dependent on social media, followed along with not allowing people with social media much privacy,
Facebook is a very well known social media site and the name used to describe when teens are becoming depressed in a way from the time spent on social media. An example would be spending time scrolling through a phone and seeing how others are living their lives thinking less of your own. Not only is social media a problem because of the time teens spend on it but also because of the issues of social media with cyber bullying. Teens are more confident behind a screen rather than face to face and having all these platforms where you can communicate with others makes it easier for them to say things to a person they wouldn’t say to their
With children and teenagers so channeled in to the internet, the less fortunate bunch have a hard time escaping their bullies due to the pressure of being active on social media. Hartwell-Walker has stated that it's difficult to avoid rumors online because every little thing said on social media spreads fast: If Bully A said a
People have so much to do that they have less time to meet with their loved ones so social media is essential in order to be aware of what ones loved ones are doing and how they are feeling. Seeing others do well or reading the numerous positive words and phrases on social media is spiritually and mentally uplifting. Simply reading a spiritual quote on social media can encourage one to not give up and provides hope. Social media allows people to make new friends and people all over the world use social media. If someone has a cause that they want to raise awareness about by using social media they are able to reach a wide audience.
Studies show that adolescence have poor sleep quality because they are constantly checking on their phones to avoid missing out on incoming messages. This poor sleep quality can be due to anxiety as to what is happening on social media sites. Low self-esteem followed by depression which is a very common health issue can also occur due to upward social comparism when looking at online profiles of others (Woods & Scott, 2016). Improving our use of Social
Have you ever tought how social media changed the way we communicate? Before the invention of the internet, were people able to speak each other efficiently and instantly? With the popularity and rise in social media, nowadays people are close to each other. Three of the advantages social media provides individuals are sharing different things, providing educational resources to students and lowering communication prices. The first advantage of social media is that it provides individuals to share different things.Sharing became easier through the developments in social media.For example,through the internet access people can easily share their interest,issues and context via web pages such as Facebook,Twitter and MySpace.
The influence of peer pressure and the lack of self-control makes teenagers vulnerable to the negatives of social media (Ramasubbu 1). The negatives include worry or anxiety, depression, and loneliness (Shafer 2). A lack of sleep is also another effect of social media, as well as a societal pressure to look a certain way. Over 75 percent of teens in America have social media profiles (Ramasubbu 1). This impacts society as over half of the teenagers in America are experiencing the effects of social media.
Firstly, they allow the companies to have an instant feedback from their audience, and it is important for a company to know what are their advantages and disadvantages to improve and ameliorate their image. Although many see social media platforms only as a source of entertainment, it is actually helpful for businesses as they can display their products and services online without having to put a budget and see the reactions of their audience. It is also to help strengthen the image of their company and reassure their audiences are interested in what they have to offer. Another big advantage of online social networks is the information getting to its audience without a time constraint. For example, whenever there is a crisis in a country, it is more likely to be shown in the social media before television networks.
Teens and young adults are a group which easily affected by their environment and surroundings. They do not mature mind and life experiences to differentiate right or wrong as well as make important decisions in daily life. Hence, using social media becomes a risk to them. Most of the risks occur because of inappropriate content, lack of understanding of online privacy issues, and outside influences of third-party advertising groups (Turgeon, 2011). This shows that teens and young adults cannot fully make good use of Facebook and may be affected by bad things from it.
Social media make the user anti social, it’s mean the more we use social media the less we socialize with other in the real life and the less happy we seem to be . Social media just offer limited meeting, they just meet on website ,not physical meeting. using social media can actually be harmful. Social media is something most kids, teens, and even some adults are using all the time. It has become a part of our generation’s lives.