When it comes to using social media, we (especially the young generation) respond very positively. Needless to say, every one of today’s world is fond of social media. I’m one of them, and you’re as well.
In this article, I’m going to share with you about social media what you should have known earlier. Do you know that social media have some disadvantages besides advantages?
Hey! Are you getting surprised to read the sentence?
No matter at all whether you know or don’t know. There are plenty of advantages and disadvantages of social media. Think of human life. I’m going to break down the matter in-depth in order that you can get rid of potential mar that may be going to happen in your life.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Social Media
There are many social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, etc. We generally use them to communicate with our friends, family members, team members, and to do many other typical tasks. Plus, business owners utilize social media to spread their goods and services throughout the world. Very often, they spend thousands of dollars to outreach their products and services to us. These are some mere examples of the good side of social media.
On the other hand, when you’re lending on any social media to communicate with others, you must spend hour after hour on that platform. _Right? The reason behind this is that social media has been created in such a way in order that you keep scrolling many times or watching videos one by one.
Approximately, every one of the entire worlds knows that time is one of the most valuable assets of human life. That’s why social media is fond of collecting your time by hook or by crook. The more time social media can collect from you, the more profitable their business will be. In contrast, the more time you spend on your social media accounts, the less money you earn in your life.
This is one of the biggest disadvantages of social media.
Got the point?
Let’s break down in-depth!
Advantages of Social Media:
1.One of the best ways to communicate with others:
In today’s world, social media is one of the best and easiest ways to communicate with friends, family members, and team members.
2. An excellent way of marketing:
Another most important matter of social media is that a company can expand its products or services all over the world within a few minutes _seriously. Apart from this, social media is helping to reduce the marketing cost of small business owners. As a small business owner, you’ll be able to sell your products and services across your physical outlet if you have an established account on social media such as YouTube, Instagram, and the others.
3. It’ll help you to study with your team members:
A study shows that almost three students use social media out of every five students. And they’re being benefited to use these media. Thanks to the father of social media who thought such innovation for the students in this era. If you’re a student of any school, you may be using social media for group study. If not, start from today and enjoy the real beauty of these platforms.
4. Best way to publish your opinion:
There was a time whom only the ruling people of society could publish their opinion. The speech of the general people of society was under the ground. None was ready to hear their opinions. But, right now, each person of society can publish his/her opinion to the world with the blessing of social media. That’s why everyone is connected with the whole world to voice his/her opinion.
Disadvantages of Social Media:
Likewise the advantages of social media, there are many disadvantages as well. Let’s be aware of those to get rid of.
1. It’s a place of telling lie:
If you feel shy (I have nothing to do for you!), I have told the truth to the world. In this digital world, social media is one of the biggest platforms where most of us are telling lie to others. Let me know if you’ve become disagree with me. Believe me or not! I’ve examined my five friends.
2. Full of fake accounts:
It goes without saying that social platforms are now full of fake accounts. In addition to this, thousands of fake accounts are opening every day for marketing purposes. Can’t believe this?
I’m giving you a real-life example. Go the search bar of any search engine and write the following keyword. “Buy Facebook accounts” Then put on the enter button. You’ll enter into the fake account world that you’ve ever imagined.
3. Waste of your:
Social media is a place where you’re wasting hundreds of hours each month from your life. You may not understand this. You could do better in your life if you had spent your time to learn a soft skill instead of scrolling social media.
4. Social Media decrease face-to-face communication skill:
Study shows that social media is caused by which the people of this present world is losing their face-to-face communication skill. When someone is spending lots of time in his/her life to scroll social media instead of real-life communication, then he/she gets under shyness day by day.
5. Social media lost your natural physical fitness:
I’ve personally examined that people are losing their natural physical growth if they use these for a long. Especially using social media over the hours can destroy your normal thinking capability. Besides, if you look at your mobile screen for a long time without any break, you may be going to lose your watching capability after a certain period of time.
In a nutshell, let me tell you what you should do now. This is the era of digitalization. You won’t be able to avoid social media from your life totally. That’s why you should make a rule by yourself based on your needs. Thus, you can get rid of the bad side of social media.
Want to know my rule? I’m very much careful about using social media. I never ever spend more than 30 minutes a day on social media.
Let us know by commenting if you have more questions that are related to the advantages and disadvantages of social media. I’ll reply to you as early as I can.