A Brief Note On Facebook And Mental Wellness

1785 Words Nov 26th, 2014 8 Pages
Md Kalam Mahmud
Professor Drew McDowell
WRIT1000YC
28 November 2014
Facebook and mental wellness
Modern technology already took place into our social life. The way we communicate with each other has been reshaped and redefined by some of the developments of science. For example Facebook, Skype, Twitter, Cell phones, Laptops, Tablets, Hangout and many more networking devices and tools replacing traditional ways of socialization. Can you think about living without a cell phone in your pocket or a laptop/tablet in the study room? We extensively use Facebook for sharing our feelings, discussing our thoughts and communicating with our friends, parents and others. Facebook now dominate our everyday social life. According to Statista Inc., a leading quantitative research organization, “as of the third quarter of 2014, Facebook had 1.35 billion monthly active users”(2014). We practically are available at any time, at any place. Did you ever think of how Facebook stealing the warmth of our intimate relationships? Is it safe physically, mentally and psychologically to tag with Facebook 24/7? Most of us don’t have time to think about it but the fact is that use of Facebook is affecting our personal behaviour. Facebook is harmful for our mental wellness.
Technology has evolved to supplement human’s effort in every aspect. From complex scientific project to general everyday life we are using hi-tech platforms, equipment and devices to ease our work and to complete the task accurately…
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