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.
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
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.
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
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 for their appearance to show others their features. Although taking selfies can have a simple and pleasant way of sharing pictures, it can cause several risks to many individuals that are “Selfie”
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
Needless to say, it is imperative that children develop these skills properly to build a strong social foundation - therefore, adult supervision is necessary. Until today, the playground and classroom were the two main mediums in which children would interact with
the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with society, and the environment. According to Jacqueline Howard of CNN, 81% of adults have smartphones in the U.S. and they spend about 1 hour and 30 mins daily on average to consume media. Also out of 168 hours a week people spend 50 hours on technology. Technology does affect human’s ability to get work done by causing distractions, lack of communication, also it makes
being transformed into a true addiction. We recently witnessed an unprecedented fascination of using plastic surgery as a means to meet the criteria of beauty that are socialized and increasingly spreading over all the surrounding walls, rooms , streets … Therefore , what are the causes of
smartphones, which takes time away from being social and spending time outdoors. She mentions that people are spending too much time “doing things that don't really matter to us¨ (Brody 1). She adds on by saying a person she knows who visited New York spend the weekend “ communing with her many friends on facebook¨ (Brody 2) instead of touring the place. The author has a condescending tone towards people who let their children use technology, as children who overuse media are at risk of “internet gaming disorder”