What people can’t say in person, usually want to say online, but regulation doesn’t monitor most cyberbullying and people should be able to stop what others say. People should be able delete mean comments that are for the world to see to prevent something life threatening such as someone wanting to commit suicide. Suicide is a HUGE reason why social media should be regulated more because what people say online can change someone’s life completely. Internet regulation is overall a great safe method of the internet. Regulation can save people from many situations but in also can hold back people from perusing in something good.
Since the birth of social media, people have become less productive in socially interacting with society. Social media websites such as: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram are causing people to rely on these sites. People must remember to limit themselves because soon their profile can become fraud if someone else uses it to their advantage. Another reason can be that they can become social networking addicts, that their online life is their fantasy world. It can also result in them becoming “like” addicts, which is when they constantly need to check on their status and see how many “likes” they've received.
Social media, a quickly growing and popular knowledge outlet, can become dangerously addictive if the user lacks self-control. There are so many wonderful outcomes from the invention of social media. The biggest being how quickly news can spread. Anyone can share the news that they desire with a few taps on a screen. The fault in this action though, is that false testimonies can be spread just as quickly as true ones.
Instead of talking to someone face-to-face and hanging out, people prefer just texting or going on a social network. For some people understanding a life without social media is near impossible. Using social media can have some adverse effects such as: it causes cyberbullying, it can compromise education, and it could have an effect on social skills. To begin with there are many bullies out in the world, but many of these same bullies are finding a new way to target children and teens, and this is through social media. Social media has become a way to influence suicidal behaviors because of cyberbullying.
to a loved one. Social media is a faster way to get to everyone and everything, you can literally get to anything with the press of a few buttons. There are a lot of types of social media although some are used more than others. The most common types of social media are social networks, social news, media sharing, blogs, forums and bookmarking sites. Social media is used for all sorts of things.
Some specialists suggest sharing private data, for example, addresses and schedules, leads to increased vulnerability of users and they become easily trackable for stalkers (Acquisti and Gross, 2006; Jones and Soltren, 2005). Worth noting is the fact that using Facebook and sharing seemingly innocent content can have a huge impact on one’s life outside social media. Debatin et al. (2009, p. 97) state that Facebook incites rumours and gossips, however, many users often regard it as a minor side effect. Ordinarily, the problem of social privacy is caused by a wide range of ‘friends’ – from schoolmates to family members and acquaintances.
Critics believe that social media is making relationships difficult because it makes teens lack the ability to talk to someone in person. This negatively affects teens because talking to someone in person is a necessary skill for many jobs. Although critics argue that social media is unhealthy for relationships, supporters argue that it helps them. Supporters argue that it “makes it easier for individuals to keep in touch with friends, family, and colleagues” (Clemmitt). They also argue that “most people use social media not to avoid others but to stay in touch with them” (“Social Networking”).