The Impact Of Social Media On Our Lives Essay

821 Words Oct 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
How many times have you gone out with someone, (friend, partner, or family member) and they were on their phone the entire time. How many times has someone asked you to repeat what you have said because they were on the phone and did not hear you. Have you ever been turned down for a job because of something you decided to post on your facebook page. These events have become a serious issue in our daily lives and some people do not even realize it. Social networking sites such as: facebook, instagram, and snap chat, have a real negative way of impacting relationships both personal and business.
With the rise of social media, we have become so dependent on our cell phones, ipads, laptops, etc, that we cannot make it throughout the day. The results of being so dependent on technology and social sites are that our personal relationships are lacking intimacy. Studies show that nearly two-thirds of American adults, which is 65% of the population, use social media sites. Out of this 65%, 49% say they use social media sites on a daily basis.It has become such an addiction that instead of waking up and brushing their teeth, people check their social site as soon as they open their eyes. This is causing major problems in their personal relationships and most do not even realize it. 10% of internet users who are married say that social media has had a major impact on their relationship. Most of these impacts result in a break up or even divorce. Partners say they feel like social…

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