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Olivia Hannigan - Flipbook

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  1. 1. Effects of Social Media on Millenials BY: OLIVIA HANNIGAN Photo by: Jason Howie
  2. 2. Photo by: Tobi Gaulke SO·CIAL ME·DI·A forms of electronic communication (as websites for social networking and microblogging) through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content (as videos) Merriam-Webster Dictionary, 2017
  3. 3. Photo by: Andrew Malone Social media allows teens to be more vulnerable to certain forms of advertising. For most brands, a social media presence and communication is critical. Source:Module 02 Lecture 02 Public Relations
  4. 4. Photo bY: M.o.B 68 Today’s teenagers are the heaviest users of social media. In 2015, 75% of teens in the USA had profiles on social media sites. Of this, 68% used Facebook as their main social networking tool. Source:Ramasubbu, Suren."Influence of Social Media on Teenagers." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 26 May 2015.Web. 01 Mar. 2017.
  5. 5. Photo by: Sarah Marshall
  6. 6. Photo by: Tobi Gaulke Spiral of Silence If we fear that our ideas or opinions are not socially acceptable we will be careful to self-censor in order to avoid ostracism or ridicule from our peers. Source:Module 01 Lecture 02 Media Use Research Pt 2 of 2
  7. 7. Photo by: Ronaldo Lima Jr. “People are less willing to discuss controversial political issues via social media than they are in face- to-face settings. Social media users are actually less likely to speak up about political issues (online or off) than those who don’t use Facebook or Twitter.” Source:Module 01 Lecture 02 Media Use Research Pt 2 of 2 (Pew Internet 2014 survey)
  8. 8. Photo by: Global Panorama Are there any benefits?
  9. 9. Photo by: byronv2 Those who identify as frequent social media users are more likely to graduate from a higher level of education. Source:Module 01 Lecture 02 Media Use Research Pt 2 of 2
  10. 10. Photo by: Alexander Lyubavin “Unlike a mirror, which remind us of who we really are and may have a negative effect on self-esteem, Facebook can show a positive version of ourselves - that’s a positive psychological benefit.” Source:Module 01 Lecture 02 Media Use Research Pt 2 of 2 ; Jeffrey Hancock, published in Cyberpsychology, Behaviour and Social Networking; research from Cornell University
  11. 11. Photo by: Frederico Cintra “Social media seems an ideal platform on which this support can be sought and provided. Those feeling isolated, or with no one to talk to, can reach out and find others in similar situations, construct support networks, and share advice.” "Social media and mental health:friends or foes?" Varsity Online.N.p., 1 Mar. 2017.Web. 02 Mar. 2017.
  12. 12. Photo by: Duane Storey What about the consequences?
  13. 13. Photo by: Stefano Montagner Personalization demassification Source:Module 01 Lecture 01 Media Convergence “This personalization creates a unique information ecosystem for every person. Let’s call it a filter bubble.” Source:Module 01 Lecture 02 Pt 2 of 2 Media Use Research ; Eli Pariser
  14. 14. Photo by: Jhaymesisviphotography Filter Bubbles “The real danger, right now, is people finding themselves in a filter bubble, so they are never challenged by viewpoints that oppose what they already think.” Source:Module 01 Lecture 02 Media Use Research Pt 2 of 2
  15. 15. Photo by: Paolo Braiuca The better our filter, the less likely we will see something that makes us uncomfortable. Source:Module 01 Lecture 02 Media Use Research Pt 2 of 2 ; Ethan Zuckerman
  16. 16. Nearly half of millennials fear their addiction to social media is having a negative effect on their mental and physical health. Source:Flood, Rebecca. "Users fear social media is making themill, but they still can't stop." The Independent. Independent Digital News and Media, Feb. 2017. Web. 01 Mar. 2017. Photo by: Niccolo Caranti
  17. 17. Photo by: Jordan Cameron Teens that are on social media for more than two hours a day report poor self-rated mental health, psychological distress, suicidal ideation, or unmet need for mental health support. Source:Payne, E. (2015,Aug 08). Teens' poor mental health linked to social media use. The Ottawa Citizen Retrievedfrom https://search.proquest.com/docview/1702249271?accou ntid=6180
  18. 18. “Many millennials, defined as those aged between 18 and 37, were concerned about how much time they were spending on social media. “Almost half (48 per cent) worry about the negative effects of social media on their physical and mental health," the report said.” Photo by: Ian Sanderson Source:Flood, Rebecca. "Users fear social media is making themill, but they still can't stop." The Independent. Independent Digital News and Media, 26 Feb. 2017. Web. 01 Mar. 2017.
  19. 19. “Technology has improved life for many Americans, and nearly half of this country’s adults say they can’t imagine life without their smartphones.” Source:Flood, Rebecca. "Users fear social media is making themill, but they still can't stop." The Independent. Independent Digital News and Media, 26 Feb. 2017. Web. 01 Mar. 2017. Photo by: Tim Brockley
  20. 20. Source:Payne, E. (2015,Aug 08). Teens' poor mental health linked to social media use. The Ottawa Citizen Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/1702249271?accounti d=6180 Social media is both the problem and the answer. Photo by: Gary Denham
  21. 21. Sources Flood, Rebecca. "Users fear social media is making them ill, but they still can't stop." The Independent. Independent Digital News and Media, 26 Feb. 2017. Web. 01 Mar. 2017. Merriam-Webster Dictionary, 2017 Module 01 Lecture 01 Media Convergence Module 01 Lecture 02 Media Use Research Pt 2 of 2 Module 01 Lecture 02 Media Use Research Pt 2 of 2 ; Eli Pariser Module 01 Lecture 02 Media Use Research Pt 2 of 2 ; Ethan Zuckerman Module 01 Lecture 02 Media Use Research Pt 2 of 2 ; Jeffrey Hancock, published in Cyberpsychology, Behaviour and Social Networking ; research from Cornell University Payne, E. (2015, Aug 08). Teens' poor mental health linked to social media use. The Ottawa Citizen Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/1702249271?accountid=6180 Ramasubbu, Suren. "Influence of Social Media on Teenagers." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 26 May 2015. Web. 01 Mar. 2017. "Social media and mental health: friends or foes?" Varsity Online. N.p., 1 Mar. 2017. Web. 02 Mar. 2017.

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