Social Media And Its Effects On Society

2062 WordsDec 7, 20169 Pages
those they look up to. They want to feel what their hero’s or idols feel when they are performing in their music videos or acting in their movies. If exposed to violent media, teens are more likely to repeat what they have seen to hopefully achieve the same results or sense of nostalgia as previously viewed. These criminal acts would not only damage the individual and remain on record forever, but society as a whole would reflect and would only help deepen the wound of social media’s single story. Although logically when read on paper or perhaps seen through the news, such acts seem like obvious activities to avoid, but using social media, huge entertainment diligences have glamorized the lives of those who perpetrate such acts. “One of the disadvantages of the social media is that people start to follow others who are wealthy or drug addicted and share their views and videos on the web. Which eventually inspires others to follow the same and get addicted to the drugs and alcohol” (Ahmad). This goes to prove and suggest that many real physical influences have been put on a pedestal for teens and appear to be ways of life that will satisfy artificial needs. It has become well know knowledge across the United States that an excess of alcohol, drugs, or narcotics can lead to dangerous physical and mental health disabilities. Through social media though they appear harmless and even sometimes necessary to be a part of a culture that rules popular teen opinion. Through the
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