Negative Effects On Social Media

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This just in...”Suicide Number Seventeen in the Town of No Hope…”, “County School Teacher Charged with Identity Theft…”, “Sixteen Dead After High School Massacre.” These headlines clearly demonstrate a self fulfilling prophecy of humanity’s magnitude of failures. Negative events occur. The media promotes these events, which in turn creates situations where these events are likely to recur. Unfulfilled desires are a direct result of the idealized and glorified life displayed through media. One’s treasured privacy is destroyed through networks ability to persuade and provide information. Laws are broken in relation to the media's glamorization of violent crime. Thus, excessive and uncontrolled devotion to social networking has detrimental effects on people.
Social networking creates unrealistic expectations which have proven detrimental to mental health. Enhancement abilities alter perception prompting unfeasible body standards. Correlational and experimental studies have linked exposure to the thin ideal in mass media to body dissatisfaction and disordered eating among women. Marya Hornbacher’s readers are conveyed through the use of her words, “We turn skeletons into goddesses and look to them as if they might teach us not to need.” Social network fabricates impractical anatomy idealizations developing an increase in chronic illness. Statistically proven, every sixty-two minutes at least one person dies as a direct result from an eating disorder. Cheri K. Erdman states, “

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