Social Media Effect on Young People

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Social media has undoubtedly affected several areas of people’s lives. To a good extent, it has changed the way people interact and relate. The effects have been both positive and negative. Of all the population the young people are the most affected. Below are some of the effects of social media on young people; both positive and negative.

 

Improved Communication and Interaction

Social media has improved people’s interactions and hence, communications. Social media platforms with instant messaging, video calling, and other communications tools have enabled people to interact more easily. It has also become quite easy to meet new people and get new friendships. It is easier to find a long lost friend on Facebook than it would be looking all over for them.

 

Created Business Opportunities

Social media has, in a great way, influenced how people market and advertise their products today. It has provided a …

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 Effects of School Bullying on Children

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Apart from the fear of attending school the next day, there are more effects to bullying than meet the eye. It’s imperative to understand that bullying continues over a long time, and your child may not only develop some short-term fear, but they will be exposed to long term effects which may be difficult for them to handle. Before the damage is done, here are some effects of school bullying on children that you should know.

 

Low Self Esteem

When a bully exerts their authority on the victim, the result is usually a feeling of helplessness. That is what your child feels. When it occurs day after day, your child’s esteem reduces, and more serious problems develop. They lack the courage to face life. They can’t deliver on their goals and start failing on matters they could handle. Look for reduced esteem, and some of it may translate into …

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