Most people understand and know how social media can be off benefit to its users. However, there is a lot of misunderstanding regarding its dangerous effects and elements. In this article, we will look into it in more depth to understand how social media sites like What’s App, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and so on impact people’s lives, and why people use it in the first place. You can find and spread information, market or find products and services, build social or business networks easier, communicate with people from all over the world, and stay in touch with friends and loved ones.
Disadvantage of Social Media
Peer influence is not necessarily a bad thing. We are all influenced by our peers, both negatively and positively, at any age. For teens, we get easily influenced through social media and it influences us to make hasty and untimely decisions. when things get bad under the influence of someone on social media you should know you have been influenced in a negative way.
It is similar to what people feel when they become emotionally attached to a character from a movie or a TV show. On social media the “bond” is even stronger because it’s a real person. Well, as real as a social media personality can changed some are more fake and manipulative than others. A lot of people use social media just to manage their chronic loneliness. For example, many watch Instagram, Youtube, TikTok videos or follow someone on social media just to feel connection Instagram personalities, and social media personalities in general, become their virtual “buddies.” However, since it’s not a real bond, the feelings are fake instead of been real
How to Reduce or Ease from Social Media Addiction
1. Get are new hobby, there’s going to be a lot of free time now but you have cut the usage of social media. so you need to get a new hobby to cover up or fill in the spare free time you have now.
2. Spend more time with love ones instead of keeping up to date with your friends and family member lives through a screen, spend time with them in the real world and reconnect with them. make new memories and keep them personal to you, you don’t need to show everything you do in life on social media.