Pro 7 Being a part of a social media site can increase a person's quality of life and reduce the risk of health problems. Maecenas urna lacus, faucibus in turpis non, pretium efficitur diam. Con 16 Children may endanger themselves by not understanding the public and viral nature of social media. Social media allows people to improve their relationships and make new friends. The student activists used Twitter to promote nationwide protests on Mar. According to a 2015 Pew Research Center study, the 65 and older age group is one of the fastest growing demographic groups on social media sites, with usage rising from 2% of seniors in 2008 to 35% in 2015. Pro 16 Social media can help disarm social stigmas.
A global online survey found that 50% of workers check or use social media at least once a day during work hours. If you have a need, or if you want to help others through prayer, this is the social networking site for you. Popular in Latin America and Spanish and Portuguese speaking regions. Popular in Russia and among the Russian-speaking diaspora abroad. Con 23 Social media users are vulnerable to security attacks such as hacking, identity theft, and viruses. Pro 23 Social media allows for rapid communication during crisis events.
Students in California, New York City, and Houston posted photos of standardized tests to social media sites, allowing students who had not yet taken the tests to see the questions and potentially find answers ahead of time. Criminals use social media to commit and promote crimes. Gangs use the sites to recruit younger members, coordinate violent crimes, and threaten other gangs. Carlo, 24 years old, when asked about this trend, said that he only sends messages to someone having a not so developed body to avoid rejection. Social media can help improve life satisfaction, stroke recovery, memory retention, and overall well-being by providing users with a large social group.
Around seven out of ten Americans 69% use social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest, as of 2018, up from 26% in 2008. Con 4 Social media can lead to stress and offline relationship problems. Videos, prayer request, forums and groups are all available. The use of social media is correlated with personality and brain disorders. Researchers from a wide variety of fields are sharing photos, providing status updates, collaborating with distant colleagues, and finding a wider variety of subjects via social media, making the research process and results more transparent and accessible to a larger public. Social media can exacerbate feelings of disconnect especially for youth with disabilities , and put children at higher risk for depression, low self-esteem, and eating disorders. Social media helps people who are socially isolated or shy connect with other people.
Colleges and universities use social media to recruit and retain students. Social media offers a way for musicians and artists to build audiences even if they don't have a corporate contract. Law enforcement uses social media to catch and prosecute criminals. Social media offers teachers a platform for collaboration with other teachers and communication with students outside the classroom. Fusce id massa ultricies eros pharetra aliquam sed sit amet turpis. Please note that those statistics are opt-in. Duis sagittis odio sit amet urna tincidunt vulputate non a tortor.
Several profiles were also evaluated and were observed. Social media helps senior citizens feel more connected to society. Con 21 Using social media can harm students' chances for college admission. Over one-third of federal, state, and local law enforcement professionals surveyed say that they use social media to notify the public of emergencies or disasters. Majority of the heterosexual sites tend to be more conservative in nature whereas homosexual sites tend to be more aggressive in presenting themselves to the public. Job recruiters reported negative reactions to profanity 63% , poor spelling or grammar 66% , sexual content 70% , and references to illegal drugs 83% , guns 51% , and alcohol 44% on potential employees' social media. Popular in United States, Canada and Europe.
Social media can exacerbate feelings of disconnect especially for youth with disabilities , and put children at higher risk for depression, low self-esteem, and eating disorders. Social media harms employees' productivity. Some users confidently show off their whole body despite of the pornographic prohibition clause stated in the agreement. Con 1 Social media enables the spread of unreliable and false information. Pro 3 Social media sites help students do better at school. Social media sites do not scan messages for viruses or phishing scams, leading to large-scale problems like the virus Steckt.
Donec ligula ipsum, tincidunt ac justo id, porttitor laoreet erat. Pro 11 Social media is good for the economy. Further studies may focus on bigger sampling and methods to conduct this study. Observations Majority of the users contains pictures of them being half naked, some wearing only their underwear, and some taking the pose of what they consider as artistic nude. Con 20 Unauthorized sharing on social networking sites exposes artists to copyright infringement, loss of intellectual property, and loss of income. Phil Anderson, founded Guys4men in 2001 which is now Planetromeo, he developed the site as an alternative for gays since there were only few online social networking sites for gays during that time and were very expensive to join Rios, 2007. A mother was able to find a kidney donor for her sick child by posting a video on her Facebook page.