There are 7.7 Billion people on the planet. And they are all connected. But how real is that connection?
What is Social Media?
Social Media is the collective of online communications channel dedicated to community- based. Also interaction content-sharing and collaboration.
With the advance of technology and the creation as social media our lives became more “simple”, “faster”, and “easier”.
Advantages of Social Media
Education. Social media has a lot of benefits for the students and teachers. It is very easy to educate from others who are experts and professionals thru social media. You can follow anyone to learn from him/her. And enhance your knowledge about any field. you can educate yourself regardless of your educational background.
Connects you with others. Connectivity is the main advantage of social media. People from far away can connect with anyone. regardless of the location. We can talk to and see people from all around the world. We can get kind of famous on the web. We can share our thoughts, opinions and tastes with the entire worlds and get feedback from people like us.
Keep you updates around the world. you can update yourself from the latest happenings around the world. With the help of social media, you can get the facts and true information by doing some research.
Disadvantages of Social Media
Addiction. Engaging on Social Media can very addictive. The teenagers are the most affected by the addiction of the social media. They get involved big time and are eventually cut off from the society. It can also waste individual time that could have been utilized by productive tasks and activities.
Health issues. The excess usage of social media can also have a negative impact on the health. Since, exercise is the key to lose weight. Most of the people get lazy because of the excessive use of social networking sites. Which in result brings disorder in the routine life. If you spend your time arguing with people on the phone. You may experience stress, which can have a negative impact on your health and you might get angry at times.
Can lead to Death. Not by using it, But by following the stunts and other crazy stuffs that are shared on the internet. People doing the life threatening stuffs and these are performed and followed mostly by the teenagers.
The question is that, Did our lives get richer and happier with SOCIAL MEDIA? Think a little bit harder. Do kids play outside as they used to? Do you continue to meet new people with real names instead of usernames?
When was the last time you checked on your family member’s lives instead of the number of likes you got in the past hour?
Do you get it now? Social Media can help us But in can also blind us. So, Turn Off your Phone, Your computer and your social Media Accounts.
Leave that World behind for a minute and look up. Look up for your Future.