Answer in English for David #200305
Current trends show that most students spend their time on social activities and social media platforms paying little attention to other aspects of their lives. These forms of engagements are having serious impacts on their academic work.
a) Discuss with the use of concrete examples, the causes of these patterns of behaviors among the youth
b) Based on your observations and using practical examples explain the impacts of the youth’s behaviour on social media platforms today.
c) In your own words, propose and explain potential solutions which can
help manage the issues discussed in question (b) above.
a) The increased causes of addiction to social media are low self-esteem, personal dissatisfaction, depression and hyperactivity, and even lack of affection, a deficiency that adolescents frequently try to replace with the famous likes. This has been brought about by the eruption of new social apps such as Facebook, Twitter, and Whatsapp. Further, the easy access of mobile phones and laptops has led to the increment of usage.
b) Use of social media has been created a positive impact on
society. With the help of the Internet, all the social site and various applications are available which can be accessed easily, also allow users to
converse and interact with each other, to create, edit and share new forms of textual, visual, and audio content. It has a vital influence on our life
as it helps a lot in every field of life such as political field, economic field, and educational field. As time passing by social media has started creating a negative impact by permeating today’s society with millions of us engrossed,
unhealthy addiction, in the latest happenings via apps such as Whatsapp, Facebook, and Twitter. They create longer-term friendships by being in
touch online even when friends are no longer physically meeting.
c) Being educated and talking about online experiences can help reduce any negative impacts on youth mental health and well-being. Parents can ask their teens to show them how they use social media and what it is. Try to navigate the social world together, rather than acting as a supervisor. Ask your teen to help you understand how they use the internet so you can make good decisions about social media use together. Create a family media plan to help manage social media use with options to create different guidelines for each teen. In the plan, promote healthy technology use habits with your teen. This includes not using technology too close to bedtime.