Heather Biasot Hunsworth 11/19/19 ENC1143 Digital Plague In my personal experience social medias has its positive and definitely some negatives. The positives include being able to connect with people you otherwise would not and being able to express your thoughts and feelings. The negatives include social pressures, disconnect from reality, easily made negative appearances. In my opinion the negatives outweigh the positives. One of the common issues with things that are put online is that they aren’t true. The pictures and videos we see are often edited, many times this editing is used to give the impression of a better life. People will edit themselves to appear more attractive which then has the ripple effect of envy in others who see the posts, which then causes more editing and lying. This is just one example of the social pressure that occurs which negatively impacts peoples
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- Winter '14
- Sociology, Ripple effect