Electronic environments provide a false reality of feeling as though one is attached to a more new or bigger group of people. Such an effortless and easygoing association with other people has its downside. Some people focus all their energy on social media so often that they forget what is truly important, such as face to face contact with family or friends (Jung 1). Our social connections are not strengthened as much through social media as they are face-to-face, so we don’t tend to deepen our relationships—they tend to exist in the status quo. We tend to follow and interact with people who agree with our points of view, so we aren’t getting the same diversity of viewpoints as we’ve gotten in the past (Keller 2).
Cyberbullying, where an individual can make mockery out of an innocent person, is a cruel action. Social