Social Media And Its Effects On Society

954 WordsOct 4, 20154 Pages
In the 21st century, the Internet has become more and more popular by the day in several areas around the world that has access to the internet, and the use of social media has basically become a new way of living and communication between people. Some people stated that the social networking sites has more advantages than there is disadvantages. This statement is somewhat reliable since people can chat with friends, family, and other people that are in different countries through some social networking sites. However, there are also some serious problems that come up with social media if people cannot use it in the right way or spend too much time on them daily. Which has a negative impact on their lives, if social networking is abused or misused. First of all, no one can deny that social networking sites has made people’s daily life easier and more convenient, especially for teenagers and some mid age adults that are always on their cellular devices or computers. As a research in Pediatrics (2011) points out that, “teens use social media in a positive way to connect with people with shared interests, learn about people with varied backgrounds and expand their ideas by creating blogs, videos, and podcasts.” Actually, the benefits of social media not only benefit to teenagers, social networking sites also provided adults who use social networking sites in their daily life a better life. For example, there are more and more people would like to post theirs mood, what they
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