Explained: Why Social media is biggest medium of communication

Social media is a powerful medium, and it affects everyone. It is difficult to imagine our life without social media, but because of its excessive use, we also have to pay a price for it. With so many comforting features, comes negative impacts.

Social media has now become the biggest medium of communication and is rapidly gaining popularity. Social media enables the sharing of ideas, content, information and news etc. to understand each other rapidly.

Today we get to learn a lot from social media. Social media is playing a big role in our lives today. At the press of a button, we have access to a very wide range of related positive and negative information. Social media is a powerful medium, and it affects everyone. It is difficult to imagine our life without social media, but because of its excessive use, we also have to pay a price for it. With so many comforting features, comes negative impacts.

Positive effects of social media

Social media contributes to the social development of society and also helps to grow many businesses. It provides tools like social media, marketing to reach millions of powerful customers. We can easily get information and news through social media. Using social media is an excellent tool to create awareness about any social cause.

Negative effects of social media

Many practitioners believe social media is a factor in causing frustration and anxiety among people. It is also becoming a cause of poor mental development in children. Excessive use of social media affects sleep. There are many other negative effects like cyberbullying, image tarnishing, etc. The ‘Fear of Missing Out’ (FOMO) among youth has increased tremendously due to social media.

We cannot ignore the fact that social media is one of the biggest elements present in our lives today. Through this, we can get any kind of information and talk to our loved ones living in any corner of the world. Social media is a fascinating element, and it is ingrained in our lives today. Youth is the future of our country, they can make or break the country’s economy, while their most active on social networking sites are making a huge impact on them.

The impact of social networks on youth

Everyone likes to be connected to social networking sites these days. Some people believe that if you are not present in digital form, then you do not exist. The increasing pressure of presence on social networking sites and influential profiles is affecting the youth in a big way.

These things leave very little time for other tasks, due to which serious problems arise in them like studies, lack of physical and other beneficial activities, minimal attention, anxiety and highlighting other complex issues. Now we are having more indirect friends than real friends and we are losing relation with each other day by day. Along with this, there are many dangers of giving your personal information to strangers, sex offenders, etc.

 

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