Advantages And Disadvantages Of Social Media

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Social Media Paper
La’Quiesha Watkins
HUM/186
October 2, 2017
Allyson Wells

Social Media Paper
Social media is a widely used platform, it is used in the highest of places to the most secluded place. IT Is used for many different purposes some good and some bad. Social media like any other communication platform has its advantages and its disadvantages. Over the years it has grown to be one of the most used way to communicate as well as advertise worldwide.
Social Media
There are advantages to having easily obtainable information via social media like many of your everyday questions can be answered with a click of a mouse. Events and information have a better chance of reaching more people who depend on this platform. Social media is a way t to connect to people from every walk of life, it gives you a since of closeness with humanity. As many advantages, there are for easily obtainable information there are disadvantages. The biggest disadvantage is easily getting the wrong information into the wrong hands. Most social media accounts worldwide are run by users ages ranging from 14-29, which makes it a high chance a child come across information not meant for them. Another major disadvantage is that some people make accounts that are not them and use them for bad purposes. People have been known for preying and spying on people via social media. It’s always privacy controls but nothing is safe once its online it opens things and people up for public scrutiny.
The advantages
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