This number is too big when you think about the potential students have but the constant bullying by their peers on social media effects that. For some, dropping out or taking the bad grades feels like their only option. Some teenagers that get cyberbullied on social media can’t take the constant criticism, which can lead to suicide. An example is Hannah Smith, a 14-year old student from England. Smith had been on ask.fm, a social networking site that allows people to ask questions anonymously.
Aside from the benefits of being connec... ... middle of paper ... ...ot or not don’t help towards these percentages. There’s a constant comparison with others when teenagers use websites like these and its causing harm on the way they view themselves. To conclude, social media has many negative affects, social media sites have changed the way teenagers think, interact, it affects how they act online and how they view themselves. Social media distracts teenagers from their everyday lives. It leads to unfortunate cyber bullying and it leads to reduction in face to face interactions, the more time the students spend on these social media sites, the less time they will spend socializing in real life.
According to “Social Networking”, students that are heavy social media users “tend to have lower grades” the longer that they stay online the lower ... ... middle of paper ... ...r the worst form social networking because it affects their GPA, it can become addictive, it advertises cyberbullying, and allows sexting. Social networking sites are frequently known for easy access to contacts and obtaining information; however, it is imperious that people acknowledge the dangers. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter still become increasingly popular; however, every cause, like making a Facebook account, has an effect, like being cyberbullied. Be aware of the dangers on your computer screen as you never know what information might unveil. Works Cited “Cyberbullying.” Be Web Aware-.Media Smarts and Bell, 2013.Web.
Cyber bullying is contributing to a generation of socially maladjusted adults and social networking sites are paving the way. The hostile environments on these sites have helped cause this generation of girls to become superficial and cutthroat by behaving more like or worse than boys." This electronic meanness can lead to depression and more serious, suicide.  Bullying has been made widespread through social media and has been the root of many suicides in young adults. Suicide as a result of bullying is so widespread that “every ½ hour a youth who has been bullied will complete suic... ... middle of paper ... ... adults become aware of these hazardous effects and take action to combat them.
Social media can largely cause student grades to plummet, since school is not top priority for most students. Many children spend hours a day scavenging through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for new posts and new messages. This causes students to forget to do their homework and don’t take school seriously, instead they are more worried about how many friends or followers they have online. This greatly increases high school dropout rates and lowers SAT/ACT scores. “The study found freshman students were spending nearly 12 hours a day, using internet for social media networking and checking for new messages and posts, while they study for less than 2 hours.
Facebook can be an amazing cite if used properly. In conclusion, Facebook is a cite that is a harm to millions of people in America and around the world, because it is a tool for cyberbullying, causes distractions and exposes children to inappropriate content. Cyberbullying is a major problem in the world and will increase if we do not go on cites being mature and not intending to hurt anybodies feelings. Facebook is a major distraction because there are friends who are connected and want to chat. Finally, exposure is probably as important as cyberbullying because viewing advice about committing suicide or have an eating disorder is not healthy.
When we use the internet for the wrong purposes, it very soon can lead to being a disorder. Anything used excessively than it should naturally becomes an addiction. In todays academic world, inside the life of a student, like many other disorders, internet addiction is also considered as a disorder. Internet addiction in many of the adolescents is the cause leading to Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder(ADHD). Excessive use of internet affects a students life both in the school as well as disrupts his/her daily normal activities.
Which in reality it causes students’ grades to lower and their work to be weaker by not expressing their full potential, just going through the motions, and getting work done. Also, social media brings up issues such as cyber bullying which causes students to have academic struggles. Social media definitely a good communicate and does have several upside including, expressing emotions, staying connected with friends, coordinating plans and much more bonuses. It is overall a distraction to the teenage generation.
However, the impact will be opposite for students who are addicted to social media. Firstly, they will reduce the time of study and the capabilities of learning or research as social media attract their attention more than study. Otherwise, it will also affect the score of their study meaning low grades. If students concentrate on social media for long times, it will reduce the time of them to socialize with others and loss motivation in students. They might reduce the communication in real life because they mostly use phone or laptop to chat with other.