Masotto 1Peter MasottoProfessor Whitney LafondCompostion I2 December 2016How Social Media Has Helped UsMost people would agree with the idea that social media has a great impact on our society. Many people would say that social media has changed the way we communicate, and that it also affects people’s vocabulary. People would agree that social media has mostly had a negative effect on the society, but people believe that is has had a positive effect on society. Many people believe societies communication skills have grown because, social media has helped us stay in touch with friends and family easier, helps us be alert and communicate more, but it has damaged out vocabulary.Social media has had a big role in society with keeping people connected. Social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are all example on how people can stay together and talk to each other. These websites are mainly designed to help people stay connected after high school or college. These social media websites help because people can look up their friends by name or username and can either friend request or follow them. Even though people don’t see them in their daily lives they may still choose to stay connected with them over these social media sites. For example, my mother has stayed in touch with four of her friends that she grew up with over Facebook. Even though she moved to Florida and her friends are in New York, she can still talk to them daily. My mother has created a group chat with her friends and they talk about how their weeks are going, and other various things. They even managed to all
Masotto 2come up with certain dates that they are off throughout the year, so they can plan vacations together, and get to relax without any worries. Also, there are many of groups and businesses thathave created pages on social media to make planning events easier. An example for that is how high schools create groups to notify people about the ten or twenty-year reunion is coming up.
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