Social media, revolving and captivating millions around the world has proven to revolutionize the human ecology. The involvement of social media networks has rejigged the cogitation and actions of people. It has influenced them to use their fancy electronic devices primarily as a means to evolve into an emerging social lifestyle and be profound on the matters that surround them.
Since the advent of advanced technologies such as super computers and internet, connecting with individuals without sacrificing the intimacy of one-to-one communication became a popular trending topic during the beginning of the new millennium. The past and present has seen proliferation of social sites right from MySpace in the early 2000s to the Facebook and Twitter that we use today. Now the abundance of websites provide social media services to cater the technologically driven communities.
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So is with social media. In fact, the negative facet of social media has become rampant all over distorting and questioning the reputability and reliability of such mediums. Decline in productivity is one of the major negative impact of social media. The extensive utility of technology can hamper the daily routines of a student or an employee by making him/her conceive into an addiction. Emotional distress by the way of cyber bullying is another fatalistic approach in social media platforms. It is been proved that high levels of depression and anxiety leads to suicides. Lack of awareness of website privacy policies and procedures, an individual can unknowingly disclose information that is been seen by everyone. Facebook has privacy settings option that can limit the view of posts among an individual’s friend circle but many prefer to post their information publicly. Overall, social media can transcend an individual’s lifestyle by making cogitation and actions that produce negative reactions if used