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Effect of Social Media on the youth

Effect of Social Media on the youth.

Social media refer to all applications and web sites that allow people around the world to interconnect. The most common method of social communication being chat, video, world wide web etc. For an individual to be a member of any social network, she or he has to signup. After a user becomes capable to share and chat with some other users of the social network platform. A few of the common and widely used social network platforms comprise Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Snapchat many of others.

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The rise of Social Media

Over the past 2 decades, social media network have accumulated a lot of growth and fame globally. Therefore researchers are now intrigued in learning more about these social programs and their effects on the community. Regardless of the fact that nearly everybody in the community is connected to a minimum of one social network platform; both the youth and teens are the leading and most enthusiast of those social programs to the point they stay online while in class or perhaps in church. According to researchers these social sites have an impact on the life of the youth with regards to morality, behavior and even education.

The Social Media Addiction

Spending extended hours chatting in social network sites also decreases productivity among the youths. This in turn results in the youths to not be self dependent. They rather depend on their families and parents for upkeep. Productive activities can be carried out from the extended hours wasted on-line on social networks. This may allow one earn a living or perhaps acquire an education; for example, through on-line tutorials and also make decent use of on-line research materials. Social network also gives a good stage in which cyber theft and bullying is done. This increases the likelihood and incidences of identity theft.

This has a number of dangers to the youths as their personal info may get stolen. This information is stored in some public domain whose security isn’t known or is questionable.


To conclude, social network has been proved to have both negative and positive effects on our youths. Folks should make a decision whether or not to go on utilizing the websites or discontinue or perhaps moderate on their usage. Parents ought to direct and advise their kids on hot topics like the use of social network. They can also warn them of its own damaging impacts to them when abused or overused. The education curriculum should be revised to contain social network studies. This in-turn would help students  to be mindful in their social network usage.

Rohit Shetty

Rohit Shetty born and brought up in Mumbai is a Digital Marketer by profession and a writer and philanthropist by passion. Rohit started his career with First Step Publishing in Mumbai in 2011 as a Digital Marketer and excelled in the field of Publishing. With First Step Publishing, Rohit eliminated the cumbersome process of waiting for a writer to get published. With First Step Publishing, Rohit Shetty has been known for marching forward with some great titles and allowing first-time authors to find a platform and publish their content in a market space that focuses on branding a certain 'author' rather than scouring talent. In an interview with DNA, First Step Publishing has been reported to be one of the fast-growing publishing firms based in Mumbai. The firm has the tagline 'Paying Ways For New Writers' which is meant to reflect the motive with which it was founded. Rohit Shetty holds two National Records Records being Book With the Shortest Title " i " with Limca Book of Records Special Literature Edition and with India Book of Records as well. He holds the title of the Most Published poet of India in 2012 and 2013 with India Book Of Records and Unique World Records. Apart from writing, Rohit is also an active Philanthropist and works towards Education and Health sectors. Awards and Recognitions Nominated four times for India’s Fourth Highest Civilian Award Padma Shri in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 2012: Rohit has been recognized for his work and felicitated at the Grand Finale of Mulund Fest in 2012 by MLC Mr Charan Singh Sapra and MPCC President Mr Manikrao Thackrey 2012 and 2013: Most Published Poet by India Book of Records 2015: Book with the Shortest Title from Limca Book of Records, India Book of Records 2018: Member of NITI Ayog Atal Movement of change and Mentor of Change 2019: Nominated by Social Samosa as 40 Under 40 Digital Marketers in India 2019: Rohit Digital Marketing Blog ranked 13th Spot as India's Best Digital Marketing Blog by Expertido 2019: Rohit Digital Marketing Blog was also Ranked in Top 50 India’s Best Digital Marketing Blog by Feedspot 2019: Received prestigious Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Award for work towards building the nation 2020: Global Brand Icon Awad by Brand Opus 2021: Rashtriya Prerna Award

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