Social Media And Its Impact On Society Essay

1098 Words Jun 1st, 2016 null Page
Social Media can be defined as forms of electronic communication through websites to share information and ideas with people across the world. Everyone that has a smartphone or some sort of access to the internet will uses some type of social media; whether it is a simple text message or a simple email to a friend. Many people use social media to keep up with their family members and friends, and keep up with what is going on around the world. Some experts and the older generation believe that the heightened popularity of social media has caused the younger generation to become socially inactive and lazy. As an individual I use social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Xbox Live. I believe that social media is a very positive thing because it has kept me in touch with all my friends and family, keeps me up to date on what’s going on with my favorite interest and hobbies in the world, and it teaches me how to do with people over an online perspective and in person. A major aspect that social media has taught me is how to deal with others face to face and online. I have learned some of this from playing video games online. I play online with friends and others across that world for maybe a few hours a day during the weekend and maybe an hour during the normal week. While I play video games, I will never see or meet that person I am playing. Which almost gives me a certain security blanket. Yes, it may sound childish, but playing video games online has taught me to how…

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