Social Media And Its Effects On All Forms Of Communication Essay

1892 Words Nov 14th, 2016 8 Pages
Today, most of our society is revolving around social media. Social media allows the creating and sharing of information, ideas, and other forms of expression from technology including computers, tablets, cell phones. Some examples of social media are texting, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat. Social media has a great impact on all forms of communication. However, it momentously impacts our interpersonal communication, or the way we communicate with other people. Social media has advantages and disadvantages on the influence of interpersonal communication.
Every person feels many types of emotions each day, and many people feel the need to express themselves to relieve each emotion. One of the most common settings for this liberation is social media. Social media effects how successfully one communicates his or her emotions. Social media can affect emotion communication negatively and positively in many ways.
Social media can increase emotional communication in the way we name and locate our emotions. There is a saying that helps us communicate our emotions called “own it, name it, and locate it.” “Name it” is being able to specifically label the feeling you have, and “locate it” is understanding the circumstance that makes you feel that emotion. Social media can make this step easy because it is a place that emotions are welcomed to be shared, therefore, can be easily recognized. For example, on Facebook, when posting a status, there is an option on to…

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