It can be concluded that Social networking among adolescents is not just a fad; it is part of their culture. While social networking can expose teens to danger, they are exposed to the same dangers in real life as well. A parent or teacher cannot expect a teen to abandon the internet and be able to thrive in modern society as computers, technology, the internet, and social networking is utilized in all aspects of modern life, even in the workplace. This is why social networking should not only
Social media is believed to be a place where people can interact with others, however, studies have found otherwise. Social media is rapidly growing with more than 185 million americans possessing it, half of them being teens. Social media comprises of great platforms such as Snapchat, FaceBook, Twitter, etc. Each of these platforms experience components of driving teens into using it like human interaction and connecting to others. Despite that, teenagers are still feeling lonely and upset. Some
'entertainment' and perhaps a little time out for the parents. Upon that, the addiction has lead to a phenomenon that technologies are dominating the society. It crept into our lives, conquered all our free times, making us get attached to it. Social media is hurting our mental health. The center for collegiate mental health found that the top three diagnoses on University campuses are
Social media is very popular with people of all ages. It has become a massive network in the past few years. It is used for daily life communication, such as calling, texting, weather, etc... People also use it for games and so much more. But sometimes social media is a bad influence. 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
with the effects of social media addiction to them as college students to know their limitations. The study is based on two theories- Uses and gratification and media dependency. Uses and gratification are concerned with what people (audiences) do with the media. The theory posits that people are not passive receivers of media messages but active influencers of the message effect. That is, the consumers of media messages have the freewill to decide how they will use the media and how it will affect
According to Guest Blogger, 2012, there are many negative effects of social media for people mostly for student. Young people such as students, teenagers or even a children are the most common users of social media sites in the world. They don’t have enough knowledge for using social media site and they don’t know yet the full side effects of using social media afterwards. They easily get attracted to kill boredom in their study time and easily manipulated their attention because of its aspects.
people lives. This created a new type of addictions, which is the addiction to the smartphones. This addiction is all about spending most of the time in the day using the phone, without having control on that. The addiction of the smartphones is similar to other types of addictions such as the addiction to smoking and the addiction of coffee, however; it is different somehow. There are infinitely many causes behind the smartphones addiction, and that addiction has infinite causes on the humans.
smartphones; where one can take a selfie more effectively. An individual can press a simple button on the phone and share with family or friends the events that are occurring around them or about themselves by directly messaging them or uploading them on social media. Selfies has become a culture in people’s life. As seen on a commercial of the iPhone X, it was mostly advertised by the way an individual from any ethnicity would look; which was “perfect.” This shows that individuals have a high interest in caring
a higher data speed and more affordable mobile device plan for students. Thus, teenagers or even children able to adopt technology earlier but they are not mature to set the time limit for using it. Hence, teenagers have higher chance of getting addiction to smartphones (Lin, 2014). It is okay for them to have it because smartphones have many benefits such as we can contact with people that far away from us, can search information through it, send information to friend via smartphones and others benefits
Over the years, smartphones have been more connected to our lives than ever before. Smartphone addiction has swept the nation and is becoming a growing issue for all generations. Being addicted to smartphones can lead to mental risks, social media addiction and problems in real world situations; be that as it may there are some possibilities to help fix this problem. Addiction to smartphones causes the brain to change in ways that are harmful to a person's way of life. This starts with the amount