Negative Effect of Social Media on society

Negative Effect of Social Media. Social media Web sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, have become nearly inescapable facets of modern life, and a new report suggests they can have real risks for children

Addiction

One of the negative effect of social media or network is it leads to addiction. Spending countless hours on the social sites can divert the focus and attention from a particular task. It lowers the motivational level of the people, especially of the teenagers and students. They mainly rely on technology and the internet instead of learning the practical knowledge and expertise of the everyday life.

Inappropriate content

Secondly, kids can be greatly affected by these social networking sites if they are allowed to use them. The reason is that sometimes people share photos on social media that contains violence and sex, which can damage the behavior of kids and teenagers. It put the negative impact on overall society as these kids and teenagers involve themselves in crime related activities.