The influence of Social Media
Name : Chayon Debnath
Id no : 1905025
•What is social media?
Social media are interactive technologies
that allow the creation or sharing of
information, ideas, career, interests and
other forms of expression via virtual
communities and networks.
•Do you know?
In 2021,there are 4.5 billion people actively using
social media in the world. Back in 2015, there were
only 2 billion users. So, that’s an overall increase in
users of 125% in just six years!
•Why we use social networks?
The primary reason we use social media is to
stay connected. In fact, one in five teens said
social media makes them feel more confident.
When it comes to relationships with friends,
more than half of teens said social media
helped to improve relationships.
People, especially, can now communicate
and share thoughts through various social
media platforms in real-time, regardless
of their geographical locations or
It’s important to note that too much of
anything is bad.
Even if you drink too much water, you may
experience water poisoning!
Spending to long on social networking sites could
be harmful. The negative effects of social media are
both physical and mental. They can change your
perception of the world and yourself. It can cause-
•Depression and anxiety.
•Fear of missing out.
•Unhealthy sleeping patterns.
•Wasting of time etc.
And yes, there is a term called “Cyber
bullying” which can destroy a person’s life.
Cyber bullying is when someone repeatedly and
intentionally harasses, mistreats, or makes fun of another
person online or while using cell phones or other
electronic devices. It is a form of bullying or harassment
using electronic means.
Social media can improve our life if we
know how to use it for good. Neither it can
be detrimental. Moderate use of social
media builds resilience and wellbeing in