As use of social media is increasing day by day, the presentation describes the benefits as well as threats of using or being addicted to social media. There are some interesting facts in PPT to understand easily.
Effects of Social Media
What is Social Media
Forms of electronic communication (as Web sites for social networking
and microblogging) through which users create online communities to
share information, ideas, personal messages,
And other content (as videos)
Websites and applications that enable users to
Create and share content or to participate in
Some Facts About Social Media
• 90% have used social media
• 75 % Have social networking accounts (although MAY be a parent
using under child’s name)
• Facebook has 5 million profiles for users under 10
• (lying about age 13 at sign up?)
The sites most often visited by children worldwide
According to the 2013 statistics, porn and erotic sites (16.8%) were overtaken by
social networking sites (31.3%) where today’s youngsters spend most of their time.
Unexpectedly, online stores broke into the Top 3 (16.7%), far outstripping seemingly
popular categories such as chats and forums or web mail.
Impacts of Social Media:-
*Induced fear and phobias
*Media multi‐ tasking affects attention life
*Reality vs. fantasy
Impact of High Exposure on Behaviour
and Mental Health
Middle schoolers use more media than any
other age group. (8 hrs., 40 min per day)
lower academic achievement, grades.
lower attachment to school.
shorter attention spans.
among youth who report internet harassment gyp
victimization and unwanted sexual encounters.
25% report extreme upset.
Results of Social Media
Learning aggressive attitudes and behaviors.
Developing a fear of being victimized by
violence (also known as the "Mean World
Sense of hopelessness and disappointment.
Creates a sense of anarchy and mental
disturbance among young generation.
Our nation is a strong nation ethically as well as morally.
We are one of those few countries which are rich in human as well
as natural resources.
We are one of the few countries in which large number of
population is young
We need to motivate this youth in positive manner by giving them
a positive futuristic approach.