Is Social Media Helpful Or Harmful Essay

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“Is Social Media Helpful or Harmful” There are alot of people, different ages, who use social media, who use social media. All celebrities, especially the Kardashians who were famous because of social media. Our president uses social media to post his emotions. Businesses use it to advertise their products, parents use it to post their kids memories, and teens use it to post their selfies or show their emotions to the world. Teens are more connected to social media than parents. Teens like to post their selfies, because it boosts their self esteem and it gives them a platform to speak. Some people may believe that social media is a cite for cyber bullying, however there is only a small percent of teens getting bullied which isn’t a big deal. In the nation, some people, such as teens, think that social media boosts their self esteem. In article 2, “The Upside of Selfies: Social Media isn’t Bad for Kids” by Kelly Wallace, states that when teens posts selfies, they get comments such as, “Your Pretty” or like “Your…show more content…
Teens on Instagram, Twitter or other websites cyberbully others. They could be posting hate comments or spreading rumors on their posts also. According to the Ditch the Label Survey, teens took a survey on how they feel about social media. “In the survey of more than 1,000 13-17 year olds about how they view their digital lives, 28% said social networking made them feel more outgoing versus 5% who said it made them feel less so; and 29% said it made them feel less shy versus the 3% who said it feel more introverted.” This quote shows that some people may be harmed, but the percentages are very low. People think it helps them more instead of harming them. Half of the teenages made them feel more outgoing, meaning it makes them feel less shy. Even though some may think that social media is harmful there is a large number of percents that social media

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