Social media makes the world- Bigger or Smaller?Before the arrival of social media sites, the means of communication and exposure to the outside world were extremely different. But now everything has changed and the social media has become a part and parcel of our daily life. Social media is a platform for all the people irrespective of gender, caste, religion and nationality. The social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, etc. have become a powerful and effective means of communication because it is a global medium and in such sites people have freedom to express their thoughts. Social media provides instant updates to the people about the happenings in the world. A lot of discussions and arguments on social, political and economic issues are frequently addressed in that platform. The social media have both advantages and disadvantages. But after the entry of social media channels, the face to face communication and live interaction with the people got reduced, the youngsters are highly addicted to it, the SMS languages, emojis and stickers used in such channels leads a lack of emotional connection, the social skills of a person is getting reduced and most importantly the people spend more time in the virtual world than the real world.
A coin has two sides; similarly social media also have two faces. It has both advantages and disadvantages. Considering all the aspects of social media, share your opinion whether social media makes the world- Bigger or Smaller.