Argumentative Essay On Social Media

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We live in a world that has become addicted and dedicated toward social media and it is driving America’s youth into the ground. Teenagers and adults are so wrapped up in social media that is runs their lives every day. Constantly people are checking their phones for the latest on social networks. They have to see pictures, tweets, statuses, comments, likes, and the list goes on and on. Social media is becoming the focus point in the modern American society that it is beginning to control people’s social skills, communication skills, and their livelihood. Our society today has become dependent on social media to entertain, excite, and inform each other on the newest and latest hot topics of today’s world. Some people cannot go as long as an hour without checking their social media websites whether it is on the phone, computer, Ipad, or any other electronic devise with internet. The creators of social media have made it easier to recognize and draw the user in with notifying pop-ups every time something new happens in the cyber world. The easier it gets, the more addicting it makes it to check every second. Also, it’s not only the youth and teenagers using these social media cites; it also claims adults as well. One of the main reasons people make social media accounts is because people are nosey about other people’s lives. They get a social media page such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram to monitor people and see what they are missing out of in the world. People post pictures to their “page” for everyone to see how good they look or how funny they are. Since everyone has a social media account, others feel obligated to make one, two, or even three accounts. What used to be rare is now typical for a normal person to have at l... ... middle of paper ... ...the world to see. Though this may be great and all, it doesn’t equal out to the damage is does to people’s lives. There are so many bad people in this world; unfortunately they ruin social media by causing unwanted drama, and bullying. Without social media, we wouldn’t have to constantly check on there to make sure nobody was saying anything bad about that, or nobody was talking about this, and even to make sure nobody was talking bad about you. Social media has nothing but negative effects on people’s minds. Social networking can become very addicting and people can get wrapped up in the drama and excitement of the cyber world. It would only improve our society today if social media never existed to our knowledge. Our society today feels so connected with social media that it interferes with our lives making every task even harder with the temptations.

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  • Opines that social media is driving america's youth into the ground. teenagers and adults are so wrapped up in it that it runs their lives every day.
  • Explains how society has become dependent on social media to entertain, excite, and inform each other on the newest and latest hot topics of today's world.
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