In fact, according to a new body of research described by Los Angeles Times, teens that are most active on social networking sites such as Facebook are actually more well-adjusted than their less-connected peers. Social networking is the teens' tools to develop emotional bonds, their own identities, and the ability to communicate and work with others. Social media has its positive effects on teens. To start with, social media is helping teens in their daily relationships. It is easier for teens to communicate with others and find new friends using the Internet since communicating online is easier than communicating personally.
Through the internet we now have much quicker access to information that at one point was tedious to obtain. People are also growing to have much shorter attention spans but are using the short amount of time we have to focus to get more work done. Along with shorter attention spans we have also gained more analytical minds. Studies have found that due to the way our minds work now we need mental breaks and the internet provides one of the quickest and most simple ways to achieve these breaks. Technological advances have given people more opportunities to use their intelligence in different ways.
Due to technological advances, teens spend less effort to shop. They are more easily to get absorbed by the creative advertisements on the internet. Teens also have greater tendencies to shop online because of the time involvement and their purchasing power. The technological advantages provide teens to shop in a more efficient way. Works Cited Desilver, Drew.
Also augments education by making kids use websites that are similar to these social networking sites and giving them a feel of what is right and wrong. Finally it positively impacts the economy, and the fact that these sites are not used just for casual use anymore, but can create job opportunities. All of these reasons tie into the greater message that social media is positive for the world because it creates a better environment, a potential future in which we Bhardwaj 5 will be able to create more opportunities and keep relationships intact. That is a future many desire, and with the use of social media, it can be achieved.
Teenagers have many ways to express and develop on social media with countless websites and applications. Teens have the options of expressing themselves through pictures, words, and videos on social media. They can express their feelings, opinions, and views about religious beliefs, favorite shows and about people. Teens can be whoever they want to be on social media. Social networking sites have allowed for many individuals to escape and create their own demographics by setting up their own profiles, listing any age, gender and race.
During these years, a child will learn how to maintain friendships, thrive in social situations, and other important skills. When you are spending your day h... ... middle of paper ... ...es that we see on social media, which destroy our self-confidence and fuel our desires to be skinny. Social media has only been easily accessible on our decade, but has boomed in popularity and user use. It has taken over our society and culture providing a new channel to connect with the world in real-time. While, social media has many advantages -- especially in providing resources and knowledge to the public, it has many downsides as well, including not providing enough protection for our youths.
New cliques are created, and some are even finding a way to make a living online. Social media seems to have quite the impact, especially on teenagers. However, most do not see the impact that it has. Social media has drastically changed how we communicate. Not too long ago, we communicated through the mail, on a landline telephone, and in person.
The more available methods to interact with others during this decade may have improved or disrupted the art of communication. It is believed that humans are communicating less effectively than in the past, particularly due to social networking. Social networking is the current form of communication for many people. “Facebook is bringing the world together. It has become an overarching common cultural experience for people world wide, especially young people.” (The Facebook Effect p.15) Facebook allows communication between relatives and friends around the world to be more effortless through the use of a phone or computer.
While most adults found their identity through school and friends when they were young, teenagers now use social media platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to explore their identities. Teens are able to explore different interests of their preference and can gather information from different perspectives. Most teens can find information about current events through social media, instead of a news broadcaster resulting in a greater opportunity to further their identity (Teens). Along with being able to connect with friends, a majority of teens admitted to using their devices in order to get help with their homework (Kendall). The aspect of being able to share information within seconds was found as extremely helpful for those who needed help on assignments.
Before doing Global Perspectives I do not exactly thing about this problem but now I take thought about how it affect on our life (teenagers life) and does this affect positive or negative? That is why I choose this topic. Context These are the advantages of using social networks .Teenagers in their free time like to spend in most popular these days social web sites. They can easily communicate with their friend which in other part of the world. Also you can go to online shopping with your friends , using the same websites, to communicate with each other cameras or microphones , and the same thing they do while you go to real shopping.