Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, these and many more are examples of social media sites. These sites have been an aid to society and also a thorn in its side. Social media Social media creates new social connections and promote athletes.
Social media is a good way to meet new people and to reconnect with old friends and or family. A study showed that 70% of adults found some of their family members online (pros and cons of social media). Also 57% of teenagers have made new friends on some type of social media network. Social media has also blown up the careers of some sports stars. Jeremy Lin was a big sensation back in 2012, everywhere you went we would seem to hear his name. Social media affected his life after one good game he had. It was because of social media that everyone heard of him, ...view middle of the document...
The way that technology is now, it has change the way we talk to people, and engages with others. Some believe that something written is easier to say then talking to that person. But most good relationships are based on face to face contact, which I thinks it’s true you get a better understanding of the person up close instead of looking at their profile picture.
Lastly, too much miss information is found within social media cites. When was the last time you saw something on social media, and you were like” Wow, that’s for real?” to find out shortly later that it was not ture. For example, when was the last time you saw on social media that one of your favorite celebrities died? Well for the record, most are of those are just hoax to scare you, a theory was composed that people who dislike the celebrities for example Justin bebier, will go viral and make up their death and keep spreading the rumor throughout the social media networks (Mason). Also sometimes things like that are true like when robin Williams died. People that that is was a joke, but when everybody kept posting things about him the sad truth was that he was really dead.
Social media has been a catalyst to my generation, it’s been a good way to find old relatives and friends. Most of the time it’s a good way to find out information about something that’s going on others not so much. It can also help bring up ones careers in sports and be there down fall. Social media is a corner stone in the world.
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