Social Media

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A cellphone with apps on it

Social media is a place where people can go to talk to each other, post things going on in their life, follow up with old friends, etc.Social media is really anything having to do with connecting with people on the internet. However, it can also include things like social review sites, where you just put a review on a movie or something else. Some of the different types of social media platforms are Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, dating sites, Rotten Tomato, etc. According to Digital Information World, Facebook was the number one social media app in 2019. It is used 85 percent by people all around the world. Facebook is used to connect with people, post things happening in your life, or you could just share a photo you like. You can also like photos from other people or dislike them. Facebook is available in an app or on the computer.
The bad thing about social media is that there are some downsides to it. Some of those downsides are cyberbullying, screenshotting, harassment, etc. When posting something on the internet it is very easy for people to comment negative things towards it. That is what cyberbullying is, saying negative things towards someone on the internet. Another form of this is screenshotting. For example, Snapchat is an app where you can send pictures to people all around the world and have conversations. The pictures delete in ten seconds but, somebody could screenshot the picture and keep it forever. This allows them to be able to send or show that picture to their friends which could create problems. There are several different types of ways that social media can be used, the goal is for people to be able to use it the right way. Social media affects everybody around the world everyday.