Is social media making us less social at this very moment, millions of people are logging into their social-media accounts and exploring the latest posts. Those are the findings of a new survey, which showed that as millennials spend more time engaged on social media platforms, it's causing them to be less social in real life the study, conducted by flashgap, a photo-sharing application with more than 150,000 users, found that 87 percent of millennials admitted to missing out on a conversation because they were distracted by their phone.
The use of social media makes us more social in the social media world but makes us less social in the real world the people who are very active on the social media platforms are hardly social in the real world.
The less time that we spend interacting, the more interactions we can have and the more time that we have for other things unfortunately, what many people are slowly coming to realize is that more is not always better avoiding face-to-face communication has a huge downside. Two days ago , i asked the question, “is social media making us less social” today i want to take an alternative view technology you can choose to either reject it or embrace it, but the fact of the matter is that it is that you cannot escape it. Since communication is the backbone of social interaction, it is ludicrous to say social media is making us less social social media eliminates the factor of distance, a factor that actually deters people from being more social, along with other barriers.
Social media has significantly changed the way many of us operate in our personal and professional lives well -- some of us more than others we have all seen people who are so obsessed with pouring their life out on social media that they actually forget how to live it.
Debate centers on the effects of mobile technology and social media, online and off may 10, 2015 11:08 pm et with the spread of mobile technology, it’s become much easier for more people to maintain constant contact with their social networks online. Living in a world where limit our communication to 150 characters or less, we should support social media like this and get ourselves out making real personal connections.
If you say one thing on social media, and do another thing in the real world, your customers will notice make sure your social media team is in touch with the rest of the company allow time to live offline business consultant tony schwartz estimates up to 50% of people feel overwhelmed or burned out at work.
Yet ironically, it can make us less attentive to the people closest to us and even make it hard for us to simply be with ourselves many of us are afraid to make this admission “we're still in a romance with these technologies,” says sherry turkle of the massachusetts institute of technology. However, i believe that utilizing social media and technology is a great way to stay in touch with people you are unable to have a face-to-face conversation with for example, with our modern technology, i am able to facetime with my family often and tell them about what is going on with me at school. So no, it’s not making us less social and if you are still blaming social media for your lack of a social life, you should probably start looking to other scapegoats after all, they don’t call it “ social ” media for nothin.