The pros and cons of social media platforms
Social media are interactive technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, interests, and other forms of expression through virtual communities and networks.
There are uncountable social media platforms out there on the world wide web, some for younger people, some for adults. They are differnt in features and in theyr targeted audience.
Read more about Social Media on the dedicated Wikipedia Page
You can share pictures and videos with friends
You can make new acquaintances
Reduction of personal contact with friends
You can easily stay in touch with more distant friends
instead of doing something useful, you scroll around the screen all day, pressing like
if you learn to handle it properly, useful
You can communicate with people from all over the world and reach current issues from the world and share your opinion on different topics.
you can read Donald Trump's contributions
You can earn money with it
Constant accessibility stresses
always up to date
Too little sleep
Most social media are free
Tik tok sucks!...
Danger of getting trapped in a bubble, e.g. with news
Simplifies many aspects of life
They strive for a perfect life, e.g. vacations to the most perfect places in the world, expensive clothes etc.
Social media, means of freedom of expression
Americanization of society
Make new friends.
People might get jealous of your likes or followers...
reduction in shool lessons
Privacy settings change often and are difficult to see through
Fake news, the danger of being caught in a bubble, advertising, etc. are everywhere. See e.g. various newspapers
Exhausted data volume
If in school problems, â†’learning platforms, learning videos.
Data protection is not to only conditionally guaranteed
You can get information quickly
Pedophiles have easy contact with younger children
you get feedback
Suicide risk increases
It is often assumed that one is active on various platforms, both on the part of friends and at work. If you do not participate -> exclusion...
they are for all who have a cell phone or a computer
One loses contact with the real world through addictive behavior.
Networks are addictive
You can find inspiration
Trump also has access to social media
unpleasant pictures and videos...
You can find people who think the same way if, for example, they don't exist at school.
One does not experience an experienced life.
You cannot avoid trading your own data, only limit what you reveal about yourself.
Getting to know new cultures through e.g. Skype interviews or Youtube
Disrupts bonds with friends and family â†’Social media and contacts more important than leisure activities
Demonstrations - Sharing petitions and exerting political influence
false friends or role models who influence you negatively
Too many nude pictures and porn
Can do good business um yes