The Problem Of Social Media Essay

1298 Words Jan 28th, 2016 null Page
Have you ever heard about the fish theory? If you have not, the fish theory proposes an interesting question: does a fish know that it is wet? Since a fish is always in water does the fish even realize that it is wet? To indirectly answer this question, the fish does realize that when it is out of the water it is no longer wet. The fish theory is relatable to humanity if we only change the name to the technology theory. In the 21st century, people live in a world that is surround by technology. People don’t realize how much technology is apart of their lives until the power goes out or they break their iphone. As technology is constantly around us so is social media. Social media are websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking. Social media is a problem in today’s culture because it hurts the user 's mental health. The issue of social media needs to be talked about more. People do not realize the damage it is doing to themselves. The addictive power that social media has makes it so difficult to realize that social media is not improving the quality of one’s life. You are able to see in pop culture that social media is a hot topic. Many artists make references to twitter, instagram, or some kind of social media in their songs. Movies and television shows often include social media in their production to make it more relatable. Social media is a social issue because it creates poor mental health through…

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