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The Negative Effects Of Social Media

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Is too much anxiety and depression being created on the youth? What about the negative ways they view themselves? Can we relate this to the way social media is the reasoning's for the world’s problems and concerns? Social media can be classified as propaganda that is rapidly progressing. It is starting to impact so many lives that is affecting those negatively. From the way technology was brought to the world about 180 years ago, its’ use is becoming adapted through generations. Many are losing out on explorations learned as young children, due to being stuck on technology. Even though there are educational advantages for youth through technological developments, it more so promotes corruption. Focusing on how technology was originally…show more content…
The communication skills that are supposed to be developed through growth are being ceased due to social media. Not only in the social environment but also in relationships individually. Emily Cooper acknowledges that in direct relationships it is “harder because of people’s attention [being] given to their phones or devices instead of their boyfriend or girlfriend.” (Black). This is resulting in the disconnection of societies bonds in communication. That disconnection is creating a lack in communication that is portraying a negative impact. With all communication being online, it is creating a downside between the two in person. The tone of voice and attitude is more intimidating through online platforms. The way one may say something might be taken from a totally different viewpoint to the other, since no expression in person is being noticed. That will bring confusion into the conversation. The type of connection and connectivity between the two in the relationship is less meaningful but also less developmentally beneficial. That is the reason as to cells phones opening up new possibilities of communication is not agreeable. There was a study that had been taken in 2012 by Pew Research study that “indicated that 67 percent of cell-phone users attend their cell phones regularly, whether or not they have received calls or messages.” (Points of View). It is as if this mobile technology is a distracting influence that can become obsessive
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