Negative Effects Of Facebook On Society
In addition, it’s waste of time and just spawns more hate, because you have no connection to the person on the …show more content…
It feels like part of those social cues get lost with the over use of Facebook; you don’t see the smile or half smirk that you do while sitting with someone. I feel like we are losing the best part of communicating with our peers, the body langue, facial expressions and extremely valuable interpersonal skills. Facebook has in many ways become the preferred way of communication. I have almost three-hundred friends on my Facebook account, I too play into this to some extent. I do still prefer the good old-fashioned telephone call or in-person meeting, over Facebook.
Facebook gives us the illusion that we are connected, but, in reality, it is extremely isolating. We are spending more time hiding who and what we are from the world, so that we can build up this ideal of who we are online. A good example of this is with pictures of ourselves that are never in a bad light or, in some cases, photo-shopped, all the while we are getting further away from who we really