Almost three billion people across the world use the social media. We spend almost two hours every day tweeting, sharing link and updating posts online on social media. Going with these stats it makes almost half a million Snaps and tweets shared every minute. But, is it good that the Internet is taking such a big time of our lives? We might be sacrificing our mental health as well as well being.
Various Effects Of Social Media On Our Lives
We are still new to the world of social media. The research is done on our own and it might often be flawed. The internet might have sometimes had a bad impact on our well being. Below here are few points which tell about how the social media might be bad for your future.
Social Media can gift you with the following:
Nowadays social media is the only way to give your reviews regarding politics or social media. But one main thing forgotten by everyone is that the feedback resembles a chain of stress which is endless. Studies have found out that social media actually gives more stress to people. Around two thousand women are reported to be more stressed than men. Amongst all, Twitter is one of the biggest contributors as well. This is because it increases the awareness of stress of other people.
A research was conducted in Austria among few participants who had to use Facebook and browse the internet. It was found out that the participants who used Facebook had lower moods than those who browsed the internet. This was because the people using Facebook thought it as a waste of time. The bad or good moods of people might also be transferred to social media. If there is a bad weather then it increases the number of negative posts by 1%.
Social media plays a significant role in provoking anxiety. It gives the feeling of restlessness, trouble in sleeping and might sometime cause unnecessary worry. Studies reveal that people who use 7 more media platforms are highly depressed and anxious. Whereas, the people who use 0-2 social media platforms are comparatively three times happier.
Few studies have managed to find out the relationship between social media and depression. But researchers are still going on about how this technology can be a curse for future. Around 700 students were found depressed, feeling worthless and hopeless. This is because they have interacted online in the social media.
So, is social media a good technology or a bad one? The facts here state the latter. It is up to you to decide now.