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SUNY Buffalo State College Social Media Impact on Kids or Teens Research Paper

SUNY Buffalo State College

Question Description

Need help with my Psychology question - I’m studying for my class.

RESEARCH PAPER

You will have an argument, as well as evidence provided through research in order to support that argument. The subjects to write about are as follows:

CHOICE ONE: Technology and its impact on our lives.

This subject will be based on the discussion we had in class regarding social media as well as self-driving/smart cars. Suggestions are as follows.

  • Technology’s impact on our lives. Are we better or worse because of our abundance of technological advancements? Consider the google effect.
  • Technology’s influence on our brains. Are we more or less intelligent as a result of technology?
  • Social media’s impact on kids or teens.
  • Social media’s impact on adults.
  • Having conversations and personal connections and the impact technology has had on our ability to communicate with each other and relate to each other.

CHOICE TWO: Fake news, the impact of media on our lives

This second option is based on our discussion on fake news, false information as well as the various conversations we have had in regard to finding, evaluating and using information in our personal and professional lives. Suggestions for topics are as follows:

  • How has fake news impacted, affected or changed our lives over the past few years?
  • How has news media, news television, newspapers and the way we access information changed over the past ten or fifteen years. Getting news on the internet versus getting news via television, radio or newspaper.
  • What will the future of fake news be? Will it get better or worse? How much of an impact will it have on our future? What will happen to the levels of trust we have in social media and various news outlets. How will governments respond to the spread of fake news?
  • The power of images/pictures in today’s society and how images (Instagram, television, movies) has surpassed the written word.
  • Anything else about fake news accessing info that interests you.

GUIDELINES

MLA format (one inch margins, double spaced, times new roman, 12 pt font) In text citation 3 pages of writing 1 mla citation page A strong blend of outside research and your own opinions.3 credible sources are required for this paper.

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Final Answer

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Social Media’s Impact on Kids or Teens
Introduction
The use of social media platforms remains to be among the most common activity of
children or teens in present society. Social media is rapidly evolving among operations of teens,
and it is almost next to impossible to reject and hide from this kind of media. Not only social
media is the essential party of socialization within peer groups, but presently it is used for
various operations such as business operations motivating teens to become the section of the
broader community (Ganguly, Niloy, and Ponnurangam 98). Social media posse equally negative
together with positive impacts on growth of teens. It is undeniably shifting the manner teen
communicates and how they find as well as share data. Various web platforms provide
communication through the application of Twitter, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Instagram, among
other apps (Richards, Deborah, and Henry 1153). Therefore, this presentation illustrates the
different harmful and positive influence of social media among kids or teens.
Harmful Impacts of Social Media Among Kids or Teens
Social media has a detrimental effect on the growth and progress of teens. It provides the
best platforms where teens engage in doing bad things and criminal activities. Some of these
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activities are done by the teens knowingly or unknowingly. Some of the harmful impacts of
social media to teens or teens include cyberbullying or bullying, hacking, insecurity issues, a
decrease of face to face communications skills, and ability to spread fake news within a short
duration (Richards, Deborah, and Henry 115). Other negative impacts of social media on teens
comprise of ruining of their reputation, making them addicted to the applications of social media,
leading to health issues, time-wasting, and leading to sleeping disorders. He...

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