Social Media Essay

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Is Social Media harming our culture? There are advantages and disadvantages of Social Media for young people. Is Social Media harming our culture? There are advantages and disadvantages of Social Media for young people. Abstract Social Media is everywhere: In education, business, relationships …etc. But there are advantages and disadvantages from using it. In this assignment I explored the knowledge from researching articles in books, newspapers, magazines and the internet and involve some research strategies such as online questionnaires and face to face interviews. Technology has revolutionized the way we use Social Media and it has now become part of every day living .The trend particularly amongst young people is to spend more and more time on their computers, tablets and mobile phones. They use Social Media as a substitute for having face to face contact with their friends and family. As result of time being spent in isolation on Social Media there are potentially health risks due to the lack of exercise and also losing the ability or confidence of face to face interaction with other people. The other serious issue is the impact of spending so much time on Social Media sites that it is affecting academic studies, with the obvious result that students do not achieve their goals. In conclusion young adults need to be encouraged to have a balance between spending time on Social Media sites and having other interests in their lives that bring them into contact with friends and family so they can develop as well rounded individuals which will assist them in their future happiness and careers. Socialization is the technique where humans can learn new skills such as sports, art, music etc. In the past people used different ways to contact or socialize with other people, but with the

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