Argumentative Essay On Social Media

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Picture for a second, someone reading the newspaper trying to figure out what’s going on around the world. Now when was the last time you saw someone read a newspaper? A long time ago? Can’t remember? And if someone was to ask where you discover the latest news from, you’d probably say, “social media.” Social media has gotten out of hand, it’s overused and which use to be a great resource but now keeps getting abused. What is Social media? According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, it is “forms of electronic communication through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content.” Most people have some form of social media, whether it is Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat or Twitter(and countless more) but most social media accounts belong to the younger generations. Therefore it impacts the younger generations more. Children are growing up surrounded by mobile devices and interactive social networking sites such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, which has made the social media a vital aspect of their life. Young adults are now conditioned to depend on social media for everything from friendships to relationships. As the days progress, ‘social media’ rapidly evolves whether it be from a new app to a new update. This is affecting our upcoming generations significantly. Adolescents are hooked on getting the new iPhone, the new update, more friends, more likes. Aside from connecting, social media revolves around who

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