There are currently 4.2 billion users on the internet with an amazing 3.03 billion active social media users. On average, people have 5.54 social media accounts with the average daily time spent on social media is 116 minutes a day.
social media is all based on Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter..etc
Who uses social media ?
All genders use social media. In today's world social media became an important thing in life. Social media is affecting education and lifestyle.
How did social media affect people ?
Sam is now 14 years old, on his 12th birthday his parents decided to buy him a phone. Shortly after, Sam said, he became obsessed, It was always about refreshing my feed and I'd stay up until like 4:30 in the morning. Sam said, "It was my heart. I couldn't put it down, it felt like a part of me."
According to parents, Sam started "acting out" at home as his usage increased. At first, the parents tried limiting phone access. "We would shut off service to the phone. "We took his phone. he'd go and buy someone else's phone, he would find old phones."
Sam also set up multiple accounts on Instagram and Snapchat. Sam eventually started receiving treatment for excessive social media use, substance abuse, and mental health. Though his parents have said he hasn't fully returned to hirs pre-phone behavior, the entire family is optimistic about the future.
Basically the parents should not allow their kids to use phones or social media between the ages 7-14. The children at the ages of 7-14 should do more fun things such as playing with others that are the same age as them. NO SOCIAL MEDIA FOR KIDS THAT ARE AGED BETWEEN 7-14.