Violence Within Social Media, Television, And Video Games Essay

1957 Words Dec 14th, 2016 8 Pages
Since forever society has been talking about violence within social media, television, and video games. We cannot deny that the industry sells the most movies and video games by capturing people’s attention with violence and extreme actions. They question is, does this set the wrong example for our younger viewers, especially toddlers and adolescence? I would definitely be the first to say, OF COURSE. Every time I turn on the television or watch a music video on television the only thing I can see is fighting, yelling, and explicit language, not to mention all the other unnecessary and inappropriate material. Anybody can turn on the television and see what is going on in this world filled with violence, so what’s stopping a young child from doing the same thing and seeing this nonsense. What can or will they learn from it? Is it even dangerous? Some people don’t see the negative effects and think it is enhancing their minds into thinking this type of life and action is normal, but this is not true. This paper is intended to look at these views and bring up aspects that can be used to give a different perspective for some people. I believe that all individuals under the age of 13 definitely should NOT have any usage of violent video games or violent movies AT ALL. Between 13 and 18 they should be moderated when they already have grown responsible. Witnessing and seeing violence over time can cause aggressive behavior in children and send them the wrong message. Once they…

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