Social Media Negatively Influences The Emotional Stability Of Teenagers

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I. Social media negatively influences the emotional stability of teenagers by providing them with a (1)skewed view of other 's lives, (2) a platform for bullying and depression and (3) inhibits real person-to person interactions.

II. Time spent on social media and its prevalence in teen 's social lives

Almost all teenagers that have smartphones.
24% of teens go online “almost constantly,” facilitated by the widespread availability of smartphones
Fully 91% of teens go online from mobile devices at least occasionally. Among these “mobile teens,” 94% go online daily or more often
On a typical day internet users consume enough information to fill 168 million DVDS.

Social media is used by most teenagers
Facebook is the most popular and frequently used social media platform among teens; half of teens use Instagram, and nearly as many use Snapchat
Most teenagers spend a lot of time and energy on social media In most my research i found that teens spend at least an hour a day social media
Facebook most popular
More than one social media site

III. The skewed reality of social media

A. Teenagers only post the positive, boastable things about their lives, leading to a skewed version of reality

1. Teenagers create an "ideal self"
2. People are not who they say they are online 1. Teenagers create an "ideal self"
2. People are not who they say they are online

B. Teens are sadder after using social media
1. One study did find that teens feel worse after using…

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