First of all, I picked the article “Social Media Helps Students Writer Better” written by Andrew Simmons, who is a respectful teacher with an amazing understanding of how social media can influence an student behavior in a positive way. I chose to start with this article because the author caught my attention by bringing the sensation of being in a student’s shoes, which made me insert myself in this context. He talks about social media being essential for a teenager’s feelings and sensitivity, mainly boys (noun for bei...
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...th Campbell accuses the online communication for converting them to an unconcerned writing tone, which can be alarming in the next generations. Moreover, the third angle of view offers a neutral outlook when it exposes two consequences that the social media might have: good or bad. In other words, the repercussion can be either productive or not depending on how the student uses it, and what importance the students decides to give to his or her writing. It is definitely not an easy lesson to convince students that every piece of pubic writing they make is real, and therefore, should be written as such. However, if we want to give a solution to this problem, we should not take teenagers away from social media, because it would be unfair to take them out of society, instead we should motivate them to discuss their particular matters with a higher and more mature tone.
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