Are Social Networking Sites Good for Our Society? What about our communication skills? Well, there are many social networking sites out there. “35% of adults and 65% of teens in America who use the internet have profiles on social networking sites”. I feel because so how many have an account on these sites it is hurting our society. Additionally, people are not having face to face interaction, and these social networking sites are hurting peoples communication skills.Everyone has social networking these days.
Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat are the leading forms of social media right now.
I know all of us are guilty of it. I have problems with it just writing the outline. Social Networking can be very beneficial to us, but it is very harmful. By the end of my speech, I want the audience to know that there are many negatives to social networking. I am speaking on this topic, because social networking has many negative aspects. With it being so popular, people need to be aware of these dangers.
Main Values: First value is Safety. Second value is Real life social skills. Now, let’s just take some precautions and look at the safety hazards.
People shouldn’t post personal information on social media sites. Always put a password on your accounts and put the private mode on your sites. This won’t completely protect it, but it helps. The misguided belief is that even though you have a password or security setting that your social media is safe. People post personal information on their sites like phone numbers, an address, or a class schedule. This should be avoided because you don’t know who is looking at it.
In that case, loneliness increases.” It is not possible to make real relationship if people do not meet face to face. Being on too much social media causes depression and anxiety which actually makes you seem less outgoing. If you spend less time on social media, you can start improving real person relationships. Health conditions. Social media is responsible for revolutionizing traditional communication. However, research has shown that social networking sites can be very addictive. People who use social networking sites for their daily communication are hooked to a point that they neglect health responsibilities, especially their diet.
The addictive nature of social media leads to eating disorders, obesity, heart problems, sleep disorders, and other pertinent health issues. Additionally, constant exposure to the internet because of social networking addiction prevents a child or teen from engaging in physical activities and socialization. They become so dependent on it that they start to think making contact with other people outside the social network is not necessary. As such, they become socially and physically stagnant.
In conclusion, Social media isn’t always what we think it is. There are risks and downfalls to it. Cutting back on social networking is a sustainable thing because it has become, such a large part of our society. We want this world to be as comfortable as possible. You can do that by being safe, creating relationships, and continuing to grow as a person. We don’t have to stop social networking, we just need to be more aware about how safe we are being about it and how much we use it.