Negative Impact of Social Media on People

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Negative Impact of Social Media on People “OH MY GOD”! “says” Disha. She says that world has change from when we use to play fun game like board games, card games, and athletic games now we can’t get off the technology. Also, she mentions how she remembers the activities she use to do while she visit her grandparents such as making cookies, reading story book, etc. She says during her childhood it took very little effort to have fun. There were simple games, such as jump rope and other activities made from natural materials brought laughter and happiness to our families. On other hand “my grandchildren have” a new definition of having fun. Now the definition for fun is media and new technologies which giving kids, teens, and adults many ways to express themselves and to have fun, which of course, comes with a costly price. Disha remember when she was doing the essay for school she came across the fact that social sites have hit more then billion users in less than a year. In which Facebook is the top social networking site that people uses. In the past years societies have seen an explosion in the type of programming commonly call “Social media”. Social media, which literally means “websites and applications used for social networking,” is the most widely used by everyone in society. In the earlier period year’s media has had an intense effect on society, an effect so immense we don’t even notice its presence sometimes. Media is crucial to any society: we are all surrounded by media. Each and every day people interact with media of many forms. Media is also generally defined as being a channel of communication. Media has the supremacy to influence millions of individuals through countless formats. Media is everywhere in daily... ... middle of paper ... ...that, "Who lack the communication skills to speak to someone in person, so instead they rant and rave via keyboard." (Mapes 102) This is an important quote because if someone cannot talk in front of a person then they should not be talking behind that person's back on Social media. Nowadays, people fights on Social media because they do not have skills to fight face-to-face. They are lacking in communication because they are doing one-sided conversations. Work Cited Fowler, Angela Adair. "The Facebook Addiction Spreads." Boston:Bedford: America Now, 2007. Mapes, Melissa. "Is big brother watching your every move?" Boston:Bedford: America Now, 2007. Melber, ARI. "About Facebook." Boston: Bedford: America Now, 2007. "Social Networking" 12 Dec. 2012. Web. 31 Mar. 2014. .
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