Essay on Social Media And Its Effects On Students

738 Words Aug 8th, 2016 3 Pages
“Social media: form of electronic communication (such as web sites) through which people create an online communication to share information, ideas, personal message” (Merriam- Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary, 2016). Social media affects students more and more every day. While some students are taking notes by hand, others with the highest technology are distracted by social media. While some students are taking care of their homework, others prefer to make new friends through social media. While some teenagers are asking their parents about a personal matter, other prefers to reach flog on the internet to answer their questions. Everything is changing because of technology, social media. The excessive use of social media is causing problems for students.
In the first place, the relationship between students and their parents is the most common problem in society. Adding the social media problems with parenting problems, there is no way for either side (children and parent) to communicate with the other. I was present in one common situation when a mother told her daughter to come outside and say hello to their visitors. While the girl was inside her room chatting with friends on the computer, she answered to her mother with a loud voice, “I’m so busy mom, stay away”. Her mother, with blushing face said, “She is busy she needs her own space”. A few months later, the 16 years old daughter was attacked inside the car by one of her social media friends. This attack…

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