Social Media's Negative Effects On The Brain

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Social Media are apps or websites that connect users to each other and allows for instant commentating on world events or just regular everyday activities. Social Media has been around for a very long time and people have tried to uproot all Social Media networks and get them shut down with neurological studies. There also have been people who fight for Social Media to stay a part of society. There are a lot of studies that show negative effects on the brain when partaking in Social Media coverage. Many believe these studies are inconclusive and have circumstancial evidence. There really isn’t any proof that suggests that social media has harmful effects on the brain, but it does have harmful effects on one’s physical well being. There is also proof of social media being good for a person’s mental health and with outstanding communicative benefits.…show more content…
On one hand, it provides instant access to friends and family who may live far away and it also allows you to stay connected to business deals and offerings with your favorite name brands. When it comes down to it, once you’ve balanced the pros and the cons, social media has to stay because it is the only way, short of texting which ill talk about in a moment, to stay connected to people without having to go see them. On another note, texting has been proven to ignite the same cognitive process as reading a tweet or a post on facebook. So getting rid of social media would eventually get texting thrown away as well, and leave us back in the late 80’s, early 90’s where all you could do was make a phone
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