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The Pros And Cons Of Social Media

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In society today, we as a whole have replaced communicating face to face and have switched to expressing our ideas behind a screen. Because of this, a good number of arguments have arose from post and publications that state someone’s opinion about an issue. One of the most highly used forms of media in our world today is social media, which are websites and technological apps that enable a person or group to create their own websites and pages for a specific purpose. Social media creates a second “ world” where people can communicate with others across the world in a matter of seconds. Whenever you have a large collection of people in the same area, each stating their arguments and sides to something, there are going to be conflicting sides to every situation. Another way of describing the word argument is by using the words ethos, pathos, and logos. These three words are used when arguing on social media every single day. Ethos, which is the credibility and expertise that a person has on a specific topic, is used in arguments for appealing to people who are interested in their product or service. Imagine that John is trying to purchase medication for his diabetes. He has found two types of medication online. One is found on a Facebook page by a random person with no knowledge of medicine, and the other is found on a doctor’s website. The doctor has 28 years of experience of taking care of patients and has went to school 8 years prior to those 28 years. Obviously John is
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