Essay about Social Media And Its Effect On Society

1457 Words May 23rd, 2016 null Page
Social media has gained worldwide growth and popularity which has led to a lot of people researching this subject and how they live their life through social media and not in the real world. Although all generations have come to embrace the changes social network has brought to society, teenagers and young adult are the ones who make most use of these sites. According to various research studies on the subject of social media, it has been revealed that these sites are impacting the lives of society greatly. When using these sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube there are both positive and negative effects on society.

To this day many people on social media such as Instagram or Facebook rely on ‘likes’ and ‘comments’ so they can feel popular, or even getting ‘Instafamous’ or ‘Facebook famous’. Social media can either make or break someones confidence.

Positive impacts;
Social media plays an essential role in teenagers and young adults lives. Most of the youth today, are spending at least an hour on these social media sites, most importantly being Facebook. ‘Generally, 1 out of 7 minutes, which are spent online by most of those who can access the internet is spent on Facebook’ (Shea Bennet). People would say how does spending all that time on social media sites is positive? Well they are five main reasons why its positive, firstly friends. Thanks to social media, it 's never been easier to make friends, many many years ago, it was pretty tough to connect…

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