Facebook has changed the lives of many people with now granting the capability of socializing and connecting with family, friends, and coworkers who can not be reached physically. Facebook also fulfills the human need to feel connected to the world and not so left out of the loop. Self-expression and showing one’s true self is now much easier for those who struggle to do so offline. Facebook is also a huge community of online users which contains hundreds of other smaller communities of people who share similar interests or views. Social networking on Facebook also allows political news to travel faster and lets potential voters feel a more personal connection with their possible future leaders.
For example, students became more distracted as they now have the ability to easily surf the web while teachers are trying to teach them new concepts and engage them in their learning. In the article “ The Four Negative Sides of Technology,”Pamela Deloatch, states that “95% of teens 12-17 spending time online .the time spent with technology doesn’t just give kids a new fangled way of doing things.It changes the way their brain works. This means children are spending too much time on their devices that it is difficult to control them. During school hours teacher has a trouble keeping students interested in a topic. Also, students are cheating on tests and homework assignments have moved up in the past years, as most tests and quizzes are taken online it is easier for student to rapidly search for an answer from the internet in order to obtain better grades.
This could lead to health problems such as obesity. In an article written by Valerie Strauss, she explains part of her research by saying, “Many students wrote that homework causes them to sleep less than they should and leads to headaches, exhaustion, sleep deprivation, weight loss and stomach problems, as well as a lack of balance in their lives” (Strauss). These health issues may not be as common in elementary students as they are in high school students but at the rate our schools are increasing the amounts of homework, the number of children with these health problems will increase. The biggest factor in a child’s development is their mental health. If you go on any social media website in 2015, there will be students posting about how stressed out and worried they are about all of their homework and quizzes.
Abstract In modern days’ lots of people use social media platforms to improve their social bonds and to make new friends. As well as social media help busy world to make instant friends and quick communications within few seconds with each other. Then it provides people to find their class mates, colleagues, relations etc. With that case Facebook, Tweeter, LinkedIn, Skype etc. Facebook get the major part of social media in world, because 1.59 billion monthly new active users get registered to use this free social media service.
This is important because the students that watch TV are not focused in school however, the students doing activities are highly motivated to keep up their grades because some activities require them to have good grades. The results of bad grades from social media can affect your future. Jenna Sweeny and Caroline Curtis believe, “Studies have shown that kids checking their Facebook at least once every 15 minutes while doing their work are getting much lower grades. So what does that mean for this generation and generations of adolescents to come? It is going to cause the next generation to become last and get more distracted in their future.” These findings matter because kids are not going to care about school anymore if their getting distracted by social networks which will lead to a poor e... ... middle of paper ... ...Susan Mims observes, “the less likely the child is to learn healthy, self guided techniques to calm down naturally.” These findings matter because kids are getting to distracted using these electronic devices which is cause them to grow unhealthy and taking away their devices can help them do more physical activities to develop a healthy body.
There are many reasons of why Facebook is important to everyone. According to the Facebook, most of the people are using Facebook every day from all over world. For some people who like to use Facebook for fun, the reasons why the Facebook is important for them, because it is quick and easy to stay connected with their friends. There are many importance of spending time on Facebook, especially Facebook groups. The importance of Facebook groupsis the students can use it to connect all their close friends together.
Social Media Restrictions Harmful insults and acts of bullying are no longer restricted to the actual world. Cyber world is now infected with these issues in which technology and private information are instinctively used to constantly harm or bash emotionally hostilities towards a group or one particular individual. Social networks such as Facebook, twitter, and Google plus have been gaining immense popularity in the past years. With the popularity of these sites, the problems of cyber bullying, online sexual predators and accessibility to adult content also continue to grow. The younger generations are becoming more techno-friendly, with electronic devices such as tablets, computers, and cell phones.
As the Internet changed the way people live: how they do shopping, organize their vacations, do school researches, social media changed the way in which people communicate and interact with each other. Through the use of social media people can express their ideas and thoughts, can share photos and videos and comment them. Social media became a place that provides a great opportunity to communicate with a large number of people not only for individuals, but also for companies. (http://www.parl.gc.ca/content/lop/researchpublications/2010-03-e.htm) Facebook was founded in 2004 and since then it’s the most popular social networking site. It provides customers opportunity to create a personal page, add friends, send messages, share pictures, videos and ideas, leave comments etc.
Social Media goes back to when Google, AOL, Myspace were the websites everyone were using. Although before it was mostly just adults that were on the internet. Now social media has started become popular amongst teenagers and even children in modern day. One of the biggest reasons to such a rapid growth of social media is because of Facebook. Since Facebook many more social network websites have began to play a part of many peoples lives like Twitter, Instagram, and many more.
In addition, "Between February 2005 and August 2006, the use of social networking sites among young adult internet user ages eighteen and twenty-nine jumped from nine percent to forty-nine percent. The usage of social media had grown drastically.” On social media sites like these, users may develop biographical profiles, communicate with friends and strangers, do research, and share thoughts, photos, music, links, and more” (Socialnetworking.procon,2012). Social media has impacted everyone in several different ways. In this present time, majority of college student use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Social media has a bold impact college student's grades, social interactions, and the teaching and learning process.