Side effect of social media on youthsSocial media is part of internet, which has both pros and cons. There many positive and negative effects on youths from social media like Facebook, Google+, Twitter, TumblR, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Reddit, etc. Here I would like to put some important pros and cons of social media on youths.
Pros of social media for youths: Through social media youths, basically students can easily interact with their teachers and other senior students. The gap between teacher and students became closer through social media. Students can easily get information from various sources on social media sites. There is no need to wait for newspapers, as through social media students can information immediately. Job seekers expose themselves through LinkedIn and Facebook like profile pages as 85% employers are looking LinkedIn profiles, 20% employers looking Facebook and 15% employers are searching Twitter profiles of their employees and job seekers.
Cons of social media on youths: Spending excess time on social media like Facebook makes lethargic that causes less productivity in education and jobs. There are many cyber crimes occur through social media. In addition, many students are getting divert towards wrong or erroneous paths through illegal groups created on social media sites. Many girls are getting fainted due to fake profiles created on Facebook and YouTube by using their images through social media sites.
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