Social Media 's Effect On Society Essay

712 Words Nov 30th, 2015 3 Pages
Social media has definitely made us closer to other parts of the world. We are living in a time where the world is open to us. We can contact anyone around the world, at anytime. There is so many uses for social media, you can use it in something bad or good and either way there are consequences. These consequences can have rippling effects in society. It has contributed to a change in the whole generation and the way they think. For this, social media is at the center of bullying and the child/ sex predator epidemic. As for a good friend of mine, social media has deeply affected her and the cause for not having any social outlet like Facebook and Tumblr. In middle school she was bullied, because she was different. She received death threats, was humiliated, it was horrible. After that it became a vow to never own any social media outlet. Even though it was brought to the attention of the school, the perpetrators were only talked to by the principal, not even a suspension. The bullying always came back after a while.
As a tool social media is used to lure girls on Facebook. The lurer will then meet a girl and then rape her. This is how incredibly social media is and how parents should watch their children more closely. Social media changes behavior and the way kids think. It molds the way of thinking by the kids having more connections and talking to more people. This makes them comfortable with strangers. By this change of thought young adults and children are more…

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