This is just a natural human action. Humans always want more things, and they are never satisfied. The warning signs of depression on a social media site are “social isolation, obsession, academic performance change, physical appearance/health decline, or significant mood change over a period of time” (Stenzel 111-112). The studies and figures show that social media sites cause depression which sometimes causes suicide. Suicide is becoming more and more frequent in teens in the world, and social media has a part in that growing number of
They might instead skip around, scanning for pertinent information of interest… I can’t get my students to read whole books anymore…” (318). Students are not focusing on reading a book from beginning to end. Instead, students tend to skim through and miss the important information which is a negative impact on them. Carr agrees that using the Web so often is having a negative effect on him because he is having a harder time focusing and reading articles which are more than a few sentences. He points out, “When I mentions my troubles with reading to friends, many say they’re suffering from similar afflictions.
I have notice that Facebook catalysis people’s search for attention. The little things like getting a comment or feedback becomes addictive, leading to more Attention Seeking (“OMG can’t believe what just happened!”). Status and what people say they’re up to doesn’t really reflect who they are or what’s really happening in their lives. It’s the most superficial skim of a person’s
For example Laurent B said that life online wasn’t always friendly, there were a lot of gossip. So using social networking and keeping in touch with friend online is the good thing, but they still have some trouble when the teenagers spend too much time. Response: According to Jan Farrington in “Online Friendship” research about the socials networking and connecting friends online. She explains more about the positive sides, but I think that they still have some negative sides. For example: In my country have a lot of place for rent computer to go online.
Today, the meaning of communication has completely changed. It has become much easier to sustain a relationship through social media and the constant interaction that it provides. In contrast, social media can also prove to destroy relationships. Some people may get so caught up in virtual relationships that they have little to no regard for actual relationships. They may become so used to communicating via internet that they lose basic communication skills and can’t hold a face to face conversation.
How many of you think that you are addicted to your phone? How many of you feel lost when you go without your phone for a day? If you think yes you may not know how serious cell phone addiction actually is. Did you ever notice a typical teenager sends about 50 texts per day according to www.npr.org. Texting can affect your health, social skills, and education performance.
Shelly Weeks Mrs. Morgan English 111 17 January 2015 Summary of “Does the Internet Make You Dumber?” In “Does the Internet Make You Dumber?” author Nicholas Carr points out that when it comes to using the internet people are constantly distracted causing our thinking and attention to be affected. First, the author points out that people who are constantly distracted by the busyness of the internet tend to comprehend less than people who read a traditional book. Also he states that several studies have shown results that while technology may improve some skills, it also interferes with our thinking. He also points out that students who use computers with internet in the classroom tend to perform more poorly on tests than students that
Masking Poor Communication Masking Poor Communication Communication can be very misleading. People commonly believe that they communicate better with close friends than with strangers (health day news, 2011). Feeling comfortable with someone that is close to you, often relate in one side thinking that the other should know how the other thinks/feels. That alone can be a misconception and the result of poor communication. Poor communication happens when a person translates a feeling or emotion into a message that is not received by the other person, with that same meaning, resulting in poor communication.
It is a very dangerous way of drinking that can lead to serious problems and even death. v) In 2010 the National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that 26% of youth aged 12 to 20 years drink alcohol and 17% reported binge drinking. vi) In 2011, the Monitoring the Future Survey reported that 33% of 8th graders and 70% of 12th graders had tried alcohol, and 13% of 8th graders and 40% of 12th graders drank during the past month. vii) In general, the risk of youth experiencing these problems is greater for those who binge drink than for those who do not binge drink. 3) It is true that alcohol has a number of reactions on people who consume it, but again the effects of alcohol are completely different when it comes to the gender.
In 2000 Cuban introduced himself to the NBA community when he purchased the Dallas Mavericks for $285 million (“Mark Cuban”). Facebook cofounder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has led his social network to new heights, even as some younger users have grown tired of it. Revenue grew 58% in 2014 to $12.5 billion, supported by a jump in mobile ads (Williams 12). Some 1.4 billion people around the globe are on Facebook, and those users are watching 3 billion videos a day on the site. Its Instagram unit has more than 300 million users, while mobile messaging app WhatsApp, which it purchased for $19 billion in cash and stock in 2014, has 700 million users and is growing.