Currently, the development of social media applications such as Facebook, Twitter, etc., has developed very rapidly both among teens or children. As social media application this of course brings many new effects in the development of adolescents and children, both negative and positive impacts. The positive impact of social media in the development of IT actually bring many advantages, such as ease in communication, search and access informasi. But in addition to that it also carries a negative thing for the children and young people in the use of function of that. In this case we as users of social media should be more observant in terms of using the function of social media.
Facebook, twitter and other social networking sites today is the application of technology that are popular among teenagers as well as children. With this website we can expand both kinship and friendship with the wider community, not only within the scope of the neighborhood alone but from different walks of life, environmental and social status. It is a must for teenagers to have it. Given this social networking site has resulted in a positive or negative impact. The positive impact of social networks such as means to promote ad recently referred by selling online, there is also what makes the group or community to exchange information and also extend friendship.
In addition, social networking can also bring kinship that has not been met or had dropped out. The negative impact of social networking for teens and children are the social networking sites that they will feel addicted and do not know the time because they have to update to the social networking sites that they have. Lately rampant cases of kidnapping of a teenage girl after meeting through social networks, there is also the escape or run away from home after communicating with social networking friends. The negative impact of social networking sites are also apparent in the change of attitude shown after the teen social networking addiction among them become lazy because too preoccupied with their social networks, they also forget their responsibilities as students.