Well, there are no bad effects of using social networking sites but the problem with numerous folk is that they sometimes become addictive of using social media and spend hours on such networking sites and applications.
Use of social network sites don’t have adverse effects if it used decently but its excessive use can lead to so many harmful effects such:
Reduced learning skills
Excessive use of social media eradicates the learning skills of an individual and especially the youngster rely more on social networks as information interpreted on social networks are easily accessible.
Reduction in real human contact
People are now more into virtual meets than real life meeting as from last few years it has been seen that people have got so much engaged in social media platforms that they are unable to give proper time to their social life.
Everyone loves to share stuff on social media about the things which are going in his life but we now days see people throughout their day post stuff which all the time aren’t relevant and waste their most of the time on social media platforms.
A report stated that students who spend hours on social media don’t get good grades in their academics. Social media no doubt affects the study of a student as mobiles and other gadgets are so much common that anyone can have access to social networks easily.
Effect on health
Over and excessive use of social media sites affects the mental as well as physical health. Students and youngsters have been seen skipping their meals on time and take proper rest. They take an excessive amount of coffee or tea to remain active and focused which effects negatively on their health.
Social media sites create an illusion of connectivity- Malay Shah