Negative Effects Of Technology On Social Media

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Building a true and meaning relationship is about exchanging ones thoughts with another persons ' by communicating face to face. It is difficult for the youth to gain the social parts of life via technology. Most people argue that the social media websites have positive outcome on social interaction. Humans tend to create relationships through the internet because it is easier. Technology can come in the way with personal communication from the daily face to face contact. Through out time, when people depend on communicating through text or chat, they tend to grow to be socially awkward with their surrounding. Due to the anxiety that they come across from being placed face to face , they grow to become socially awkward when being …show more content…
Social media websites can hold many risky people who tend to be very harmful to the youth. Being able to access any persons post on a social media website is a big risk the youth take by putting their life out their, via pictures or even a small status. Not only is it risky to the youth but it is a physical danger. The studies from “Kids Health”, prove that the youth are the most likely to be “approached by a predator, receive harassment from peers, and be chosen to be identity fraud victim”(kids health). Being an easy target on social media websites, the youth go through negative outcomes due to their lack of knowledge on safety measures. Most youth, at an early age, have not fully learned about the danger that can happen over night in this world.

Technology have been causing a decline in our social actions due to the social media website, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and sending text messages instead of making phone calls. The book Writing logically, thinking critically, written by Cooper and Patton 's, they prove that “Language can give birth to thought, and written language provides a way to refine our thoughts since, unlike speech, it can be manipulated until it accurately reflects our thinking” (Cooper and Patton
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Cell phones have a big role on how teenager communicate which causes the negative side effect our society is facing. Not only did it change how the youth function on a day to day basis but it changed how we talk to another person with text messaging. The youth would rather send a person a text rather than call them on the voice to actually hear their voice and talk to the person. Text messaging has major side effects that teenagers are not yet aware of. It does not allow one to expess emotions because when one sends a smiley when they are truly mad or sad, proves that anything can be faked over the screen. Text messaging can also have a big role on how you act when you meet up with the person you have been chatting with. If you have not been acting your true self through text messaging, most likely the way you act in real is going to be fake causing the other person to feel uncomfortable and unsafe. Instead of letting someone know that you will call them when you are in front of your desires destination, teens tend to rely on sending a quick text to someone in replace of making a quick phone call, all in which to avoid making

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