Taking Over The Internet: Social Media..

Jada Lawrence

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Social media. It’s an addictive online place, or it can be for most people. Since these sites such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc., can be addictive, there are positives & negatives.

A few positives of the online world:

  • It makes it easier for us to connect with family, friends, etc.
  • We can create connections w/ online friends regardless of location or                                                    religion
  • It can help expand businesses from many different platforms
  • It promotes noble causes such as positive environmental organizations

A few negatives of the online world:

  • Heavy time spent on these sites can affect many people’s mental health and mood, can cause depression or/and anxiety.
  • Cyberbullying
  • Having unrealistic expectations
  • Lower your self-esteem/body image
  • ..and many more.

Social media has a way to either effect you positively or negatively, depending on how you use social media.

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