Social Media Makes
People less Social
The relationship between social media and its impact, when considered alongside acts as a positive indicator that predicts a high level of risks that are associated with its usage.
Successful transition into Social Life is crucial for wellbeing. This move can be difficult for individuals as a transition which is often characterized by a risk of loneliness and poor mental health is observed where higher levels of social capital, induction satisfaction, and a sense of community which are significantly associated with lower levels of loneliness come from the high indulgence of the individual in social media. On the other hand, those detailing a more "liminal-self", the longing to alter and re-examine yourself on the web; experience more prominent forlornness with a roundabout connection between online social data chasing or whether through social capital. Adolescents and young adults have been shown to be particularly vulnerable to the negative consequences of social media leading to extreme levels of abandoning themselves from others in real-life scenarios.
Students in the developed and developing countries are becoming more attached to social media and confront it without knowing the pros & cons of the same. These can definitely lead to a change in social and personal lifestyle both academically and off-academically. The growing trend of the Web or what we generally call as the Internet has increased knowledge acquisition and sharing with the transfer of information has become easier than before. People from all over the society, can now easily share information, images, and blogs both with a motivational thought in it or others on the social media and advert jobs. Albeit, Social Media Intensity, liminal-self, and using the internet for social information seeking can be all directly impacting the lives of individuals in a negative trend with Social Life in the bivariate correlations.
Social media has created an alternative new world for the transfer of thoughts, dialogue (or basically monologue), and connectivity among individuals which cannot be activated using real-life meeting methods among the students. This new media can, however, be addictive, time-consuming, distractive and importantly isolating one from social gathering provoking monophobia and other symptoms among the individual. Also, the usage of social media negatively causes bad handwriting and spelling, lateness to class and assignment submission, addiction, few study time, and others. These negative effects can be visualized on social lifestyle or cultural belief system changes. Social Media changes educational settings and learners' behavior. The platform exposes students to post unethical content and view but, ironically extent of change from Social Media is one of the most innovations tremendous of the 21st century.
As social media globally have different affordances and are used in different ways to communicate with different groups, the concept of the bounded self reflects the difficulty that people may have around maintained a deliberate distinction between online selves; use of different social media for different selves may be the only way to remain bounded.