Social media seems to be pervasive in society at the moment. There was a time when the youngish generation only used effects like Twitter and Facebook, but now these apps and spots are used by nearly everyone across all age groups.
I am sure we can all remember how we felt before we got our first mobile phone and what it was like without them.
I remember when we got our first mobile phones, and I allowed mine to be the most stylish thing in the world then. As technology has progressed, phones have come lower and briskly with further apps and features available. And now we see people of all periods using their phones constantly to take filmland, check social media, buy things online, talk to musketeers, watch videos, and much further.
These changes have affected the way young people communicate with each other in particular. They’re constantly texting rather than speaking face-to-face or talking over the phone. As a result, they’re losing important communication chops for life.
The drop in physical exertion is another issue due to social media. People are using apps like Snapchat more than ever, which involve taking selfies, creating stories, and watching live aqueducts. This can be veritably dangerous for young people as some have been known to participate in the “Blue Whale Challenge”, where they’re told to complete a task each day by an anonymous stoner for fifty days which may involve tone harming or taking part in dangerous conditioning. This cognitive development can also hurt young people as they’re being brought up to communicate further via technology rather than face-to-face.
Influence of YouTube
With the quantum of YouTube stars, some children aspire to be YouTubers rather than croakers or scientists, which is a worrying trend.
As well as this, there’s a lot of bullying that happens online, too, which can be veritably dangerous to the victim. Some children have committed self-murder due to being bullied so much on social media. We need to do something about this and help prevent it from passing by educating our young generation to be more careful with what they put on the internet.
Eventually, I suppose social media is now considered more important than education for some people. We see children scrolling through their phones during assignments rather than concentrating on what’s being tutored to them, which can seriously affect their grades and career prospects.
I believe these changes affect our educational norms and that we must do something about them.
Social media has hurt our education, and we must do something about it to reduce the pitfalls.
Technology is also changing how young people communicate, which can be both good and bad.
Positive aspects of social media
Although virtual social media commerce doesn’t have the same cerebral benefits as face-to-face communication, numerous positive ways can help you stay in touch and maintain your well-being.
Social media allows you to communicate and stay updated with your family and musketeers worldwide. Find new Musketeers and communities; connect with others with analogous interests or intentions.
Join or promote charitable associations; raise mindfulness about important issues. Look for or offer emotional support in delicate times. For illustration, if you live in a remote area, have limited independence, social anxiety, or belong to a marginalized group, find a vital social connection.
Find a way out for your creativity and your expression. Explore (precisely) precious sources of knowledge and information.
Also read: How to Avoid Laziness while Studying.
What are some of the common effects of social media on students?
Not giving time to family, Understanding reel life-like real life and Watching cringe videos, reels, shorts, etc., in the name of the content.
Does social media affect the education of students?
Yes, social media affects students' physical and mental strength.
Question: What are some of the positive sides of social media?
- Social media prevents loneliness.
- Social media helps students express themselves.
- Social media is fun.
- Social media boosts students’ technical skills.