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Paulette Cole S.Cole 1Professor Linsey, ColeyENG101July 10, 2016Pros and Cons of Social MediaSocial Media is one of the most entertaining activities in our world today, but justlike anything else it can have good and bad things about it. When Social Media isMentioned, usually the first thing that come to people minds is Internet, for example likeFacebook, Instagram, Twitter or Snap Chat. However, there are more traditional forms of SocialMedia such as, T. V’s, Newspapers and Radio’s. For this essay, it will concentrate on the Internet.Some people in our society today are easily influenced by social media, particularly the internet,and at times they forget to think about the dangers it may pose. Although it has some dangers itcan serve some positive impacts when used correctly and safely.One of the most beneficial things about social media is putting out important informationsuch as breaking news, health news, alerts, safety information and current events. It may seemlike all these mentioned can just easily be seen on T.V, but for those who don’t they read it on theInternet. Social Media is also great for companies and employers, for instance, Linked Id. Thisgives employers an opportunity to find employee’s and check out their resumes on line. It also