The use of social media by young adults has harmful psychological effects, creates antisocial effects, and negatively consumes time. Social media has harmful psychological effects on young adults. Social websites generate cyber bullying, depression, and a lack of independence. Cyber bullying is extremely prevalent among young adult users of social media. Many young adults claim they “have seen more bullying over the internet than in real life” .
Negative Effects of Social Media on Young Minds Even though people know that social media makes them feel low-spirited, they keep coming back to get a fix and in the end it hurts their self esteem, mental health and many other aspects of their human life more than they originally thought it would. This is how the brain works, it thinks that social media helps but, in reality it does more harm than good. There are many areas where social media can have a negative effect on people, but these three topic academics, mental health, social interaction are the ones getting the biggest impact. Social media has negatively affected education in young minds in t academic progress and academic success. When adolescents text they can ruin everything they
Therefore, many teens are faced with cyberbullies. Thus, by using social networking sites teens are faced with consequences. Social networking sites have negative effects on teen because of isolation, Behavior, and predation. Social networks isolate teens and change behavior in them also they are faced with predators.
These time-consuming online interactions between people have been recently considered as the main reason for the declining quality of personal relationships between people. Because of this many psychological problems are arising related to isolation, and some of them even led people to commit suicide. There are many health issues that are arisen because of this declining personal interaction between people. And the main reason for this minimized personal interaction is the abuse of social media networks and devices. Organizations: One of the major organization that are working to resolve this problem is University of Chicago.
If the internet can cause acts of aggression like this, than internet addiction might be worse than anybody realizes. Internet addiction can be very unhealthy for many reasons. The internet can cause sleep deprivation, which can lead to more serious problems, such as memory loss or even lack of awareness. Another unhealthy outcome of the internet is mental illness, such as depression and insanity. The last main outcome of internet addiction is aggression.
Three quarters of mental illness happen between the ages of 14 to 24 (Lifetime prevalence and age-of-onset distributions of DSM-IV disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication). Poor mental health can lead to kids doing poorly in school, substance abuse, violence and other unhealthy activities. When you add social media to a time when people are mentally vulnerable can lead to suicide and attempts to commit suicide. Bullying has become a problem on social networking sites among teens which leads to feeling of loneliness and depression. Too much use of networking sites can also lead to loneliness and depression.
Teens with developing minds are exposed to a world they do not yet understand. According to Jung (2016) social media is a world full of negative exposure. There is less productivity in people, and they feel like their life doesn’t matter, a result of this feeling is suicidal thoughts, which in extreme cases leads to suicide. Social media bullying
The findings of the present study suggest that social network analysis is a promising method of quantifying the interpersonal dysfunction associated with personality disorders (Clifton, Turkheimer & Oltmanns, 2009). The first one is social networking addiction which means excessive use of Facebook, Twitter and other forms of social media. Addicted people isolate themselves from the real world, their famiy and friends. For example, they check Facebook whenever possible or stalk others’ profiles everyday. That’s why they are being disconnected from real life and their social relationships are being damaged.
Internet addiction has become an exceedingly negative power in today's culture. What causes Internet Addiction? Several different causes could be to blame, but one of the most widely believed theories is that of a personality disorder. In the essay entitled "Internet Addiction", Carol Potera says that the,"lone, bored, depress, introverted, lacking self-esteem, or have a history of addictions," are most the most susceptible to this disorder. The people that fall into this category seem to be the most prone to all mental disorders.
Professor Steven Strogatz from Cornell University states, “Social media sites can make it more difficult for us to distinguish between the meaningful relationships we foster in the real world, and the numerous casual relationships formed through social media. By focusing so much of our time and psychic energy on these less meaningful relationships, our most important connections, he fears, will weaken.” This false sense of reality has lead to many issues among avid users. Even with is internet’s positive influences the negative effects of everyday usage out way the good. The internet and social networking if abused can be dangerous even deadly. The weakening of interpersonal relationships caused by social media sites have created users who are detach from... ... middle of paper ... ...ued use of this technology has lead many interpersonal relationships to fail.