Essay on Social Media On Identity And Relationship

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Social Media Affecting Identity and Relationship
In the article of Clive Thompson I’m so Totally, Digitally Close to You. Thompson talks about how social media has changed people’s life, and one of the issues he talks about is Facebook. How Mark Zuckerberg has completely changed the world by creating a social website. Thompson not only focuses on Facebook, but he brings up Twitter as well and how that site has changed people’s emotional relationships. He claims that dealings with these networking sites and other sites are similar because it offer the same information about a person. Social networks have changed many people’s identities by allowing to befriend and connecting with more people and more efficiently. Unfortunately, social media have also limited many face to face conversations with family and friends. Although, social networking sites are efficient in providing ways to communicate, we need to limit our use of social networking sites in order to become stronger as individuals and emotional of our relationships. It is impossible to keep a true friendship without seeing the person occasionally. It is important for people to always remember that in order for friendships to work out, they must see each other.

Even though the freedom of the message of social media seems perfect and allows public to progress in relationships. It has negative effects on the identity of a person and can develop addicting, boring, and broken relationships because the societies are…

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