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  1. May 2016
    1. Many studies have shown that the extensive use of social media can actually cause addiction to the users. Throughout their day, they feel to post something on their pages or check others posts as it has become an important part of our life.

      social media can negatively affect frequent users by not allowing them to escape his or her room.

    2. The sharing feature available on the social networks makes your opinion about any topic reach huge number of people

      With social media anyone is able to gain knowledge about different things.

  2. Apr 2016
    1. If you are not careful, what you post on the Net can come back to haunt you. Revealing personal information on social sites can make users vulnerable to crimes like identity theft, stalking, etc.

      What you post online will never go away and identity thieves can steal your information.

    2. Social networks offer the opportunity for people to re-connect with their old friends and acquaintances, make new friends, trade ideas, share content and pictures, and many other activities. Users can stay abreast of the latest global and local developments, and participate in campaigns and activities of their choice. Professionals use social media sites like LinkedIn to enhance their career and business prospects. Students can collaborate with their peers to improve their academic proficiency and communication skills. You can learn about different cultures and societies by connecting with people in other countries.

      social media allows people from all around the world to communicate with other people from all around the world. Social media allows students to get help immediately from teachers and tutors. students don't have to go through the trouble of going to a library that may be far away or going to their school with hope that their teacher is still there. Social media allows people to find themselves by discovering new cultures and learning about the world through different eyes.

    3. In fact, studies show that British companies have lost billions of dollars per year in productivity because of social media addiction among employees.

      Social media distracts employees causing the company to lose money.

    4. If you are not careful, unscrupulous people can target you for cyber bullying and harassment on social sites. School children, young girls, and women can fall prey to online attacks which can create tension and distress.

      You could be a victim of cyber bullying.

    5. Unfortunately, there are a few downsides too to social networking. Many introverts and socially reclusive users place too much emphasis on virtual interaction, and ignore the real world outside. Read on to learn about a few more negative repercussions of social media.

      distracts people from the beauty of the world.

    6. Compared to television advertisements and other expensive forms of marketing, social media presence is a cheap

      Social media gives everyone a chance to be successful in the business industry because it's cheap compared to television commercials. Anyone can advertise their products.

    1. and drug use found that 70% of teenagers ages 12 to 17 use social media, and that those who interact with it on a daily basis are five times more likely to use tobacco, three times more likely to use alcohol, and twice as likely to use marijuana. In addition, 40% admitted they had been exposed to pictures of people under the influence via social media, suggesting correlation between the two factors.

      Social media pressures young teenagers into drinking alcohol and trying out drugs due to people on social media doing it.

    2. Posts on social media many times present an idealized version of what’s happening, what something looks like, or how things are going. This can lead users to constantly compare themselves to others and think less of their own lives. If things are going particularly well for people in your newsfeed and you’re having a rough day, of course this will likely negatively affect your mood

      social media makes us greedy. Social media makes you compare your life to others and want to have everything someone else has. Social media can ruin your mood because something someone else is doing might be something that you wanted to do but couldn't afford to do.

    1. A 2015 U.K. Office for National Statistics finds that children who spend more than 3 hours each school day on social media sites are more than twice as likely to suffer poor mental health. Their immersion in a virtual world may cause these children to experience delay in their emotional and social development.

      Too much social media can cause mental problems.

    2. Social networking sites make kids more self-centered.  Since Facebook  and other sites give kids their own page which is about them, it leads some vulnerable kids to think that everything revolves around them, a precursor for emotional problems in their later life.  This might also result in inability to empathize.

      Social media triggers changes in personalities in little kids. This leads to emotional problems.

    1. · They cause users to spend less time outdoors and to be less active.

      Social media can affect the health of kids and adults on the internet.

    2. Online interaction can become a substitute for actual meetings, which can hurt social development and isolate users.

      social media can affect how you interact with people from the real world.

    3. recruit new members and spread their messages.

      Social media can gets news out quickly from Asia to the united states in seconds. It is also a way to get a job quickly rather than hoping to find something acceptable in the newspapers.

    4. They provide another option for those looking to date but are unable to find the right person.

      Pro: Social media makes it easier for people to find their soulmates Con: The people they meet might not be good people.

    1. Kids who have disabilities or other challenges can communicate with other teens with similar problems

      people of all ages and sizes can interact with others who share common interests and feel less lonely. Social media can prevent teenagers who are thinking of committing suicide from actually doing it by allowing them to talk to people just like them.

    2. This can boost their self-esteem and help them practice their social skills.

      Social media boosts morals. It helps kids who are socially awkward to express themselves and share their own opinions.

    1. But not all consequences of this technology are good ones. Like the way it has allowed us to hide behind screens and limited our social interaction face to face.

      Social media takes over our lives by stopping us from interacting with others face to face.

    2. We can contact anyone around the world, at any time, with just a few keystrokes. It is free, unlike calling across the ocean, and live. We can also share elements of our life,

      Social media brings the whole world together. It allows people who don't have the money to call through phone to communicate with their loved ones for free.

    3. Non-profits are seeing the benefits of using social media for their awareness campaigns. Sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and others are a cost effective means of spreading the word and getting support.

      social media is a good way to receive money through donations for good causes. Sites such as "Fundme.org" help those in need who really need extra support.

  3. Mar 2016
    1. Interactions and feedback from customers help businesses to understand the market

      social media allows businesses and other companies to receive feedback which may help improve the businesses/companies.

    2. Net savvy companies are using social media to advertise their products

      Social media helps out our economy by influencing people to buy products

    3. They have also served to rally people for a cause, and have inspired mass movements

      Social media brings together people from all around the world to support good causes.

    4. Every politician worth his salt needs to jump on the social media bandwagon. This is because social websites have played an important role in many elections around the world

      Social media influences people to vote for the candidate they think is the best. It also helps candidates with their campaigning. Without social media less people would be tempted to vote.

  4. Nov 2015
    1. promontory

      Whitman is comparing his soul to the image of the spider in this line

    2. I mark’d where on a little promontory it stood isolated,

      "little promontory" the spider is hovering over his pray, and that said pray is alone