Essay On Social Media And Its Effect On Society

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A normal school day for me will start around 6:00 in the morning. As soon as I open my eyes my phone is in my hand sending pictures to my my streaks on Snapchat. A relatively new feature which is exactly the way it sounds, everyday you send someone a picture your streak gets higher by one day. After I’m done with that I check my Instagram and my text messages. By the time I am done with all that it 's already 6:20 am and I only have 30 minutes to get ready. It does not get much better from here. After I am done getting ready I eat breakfast and I always make sure I have my phone with me when I sit at the table so go through new features on Ifunny. This app is so well know as being used to procrastinate it will even advertise it once …show more content…

If you ask me, I’d say social media has ruined us. Even though I do not recall, I would like to believe that there was a time when people actually engaged conversation with one another. People relished in the topic disregarding which side you were on and spoke to a person with respect as we should considering we are all humans. Because of this we all have the ability to band together; as intended for us to do. If you ever asked yourself why you were put on this planet and what role you play on society, Ill tell you one thing, it most definitely was not to sit around on a phone all day. You would not know what you are are capable of until you look up from your phone. Each screen is essentially just another pore to the internet. Where a person will not even act like themselves in fear of that not being “cool” enough. We judge each other on a small portion of our personality, the one that will get likes and more attention. Then we shame each other for the most meager missteps. We think we can say anything to another person because we are safe behind the screen. We totally disregard the fact that there is a person on the other end with real emotions. We will remove those who disagree with us from our online lives, as if ignoring it will make them go away. When really we are depriving ourselves from the beauty of debate. Making it nearly impossible form us to question our own beliefs and opinions. How could we ever expect to be a well rounded person when we

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