Lab #5

Part One:

  1. Why couldn’t I give up social media?
  2. 1- Social media and sleeping disorders

2- Careers in social media

3-Social media addiction


5-Social media and bullying

6-Social media and loneliness

7-Communication skills

8-Social media safety

9-Social connection

10-Spread of information/news by social media

Part Two:

Social media use in young adults linked to sleep disturbance

  • social media usage can be causing sleep disturbances in teens
  • 11 most popular social media platforms at the time: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram, Snapchat, Reddit, Tumblr, Pinterest, Vine and LinkedIn
  •  Teen who have difficulty sleeping may use social media as a pleasurable way to pass the time when they can’t fall asleep or return to sleep

Social Media Use in Teens Linked to Poor Sleep, Anxiety

  • using social media at any point was significantly related to decreased sleep quality, lower self-esteem, increased anxiety and depression levels in the participants
  • frequent social media use in teens was tied to an increased risk of poor mental

Part Three:

The Impact of Social Media on Personal and Professional Lives: An Adlerian Perspective

  • Social media can help reach isolated individuals or rural communities.
  • Not much privacy on social media

The Facebook Feedback Hypothesis of personality and social belonging

  • Social media affects introverts and extroverts.
  • Theory that it will have no effect on extroverts but introverts will feel less of belongingness from Facebook
  • Facebook users tend to share more online than offline, present ideal selves and more positive life than reality
  • Not posting and just looking on Facebook produces decreased sense of belonging
  • Extroverts likely to be more active on Facebook
  • Study shows that the more hours people spent on Facebook, the more they believed that others were happier and generally had better lives than them

  • Introverts use Facebook to reduce loneliness and compensate for weak social relations

Part Four:

20 Reasons Why Social Media Is Good For Us

  • Make us laugh
  • Keeps us informed
  • Entertainment
  • Self expression

Social Media and Society: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Social Media and Society: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

  • communication




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