2020 Social Media: Pro’s and Con’s


Social media has been coming around this past decade for the wrong and has brought Anxiety disorders that have become the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 or 18.1% of the population every year. It’s not uncommon for someone with an anxiety disorder to also suffer from depression or vice versa. Nearly one-half of those diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder said by the anxiety and depression association of America.

For most to be stuck and glued to the screens has brought a dark cloud upon most. To have liars and and thieves on the apps we use every single day. With the negative influencers. Us teenagers see what goes around on the phones, all of the media and clout tends to cloud the vision of youth these days. With the bullying and harassment that is displayed, it’s absolutely unreal. Due to the pandemic teenagers have had a loss of hobbies and go to TikTok and other forms of media to get that serotonin flowing. This era of social media is a one way ticket for anxiety and depression.

With that said, new opportunities and prosperity has been created so we can map our way life and make learning more fun and easier than ever before. To be on sport teams and after school actives and even church events, social media has brought these community’s together for the better to get us ready and plan for the future.

“Social media encases it’s victims in a coat of uncertainness, insecurity, and doubt. Those who succumb to the pressure are left drained and empty inside. However, it is also a fun way to stay in contact with friends and if used for the right purposes than it can gave a great influence on many people.” – Greta Svagrova

To have a stranger you never meet before give you a compliment absolutely makes the day of many and connects us all together and to encourage the joining of these community’s of which we like to call hobbies.  Great positivity is spread all day long through social media. #givethanks to social media for being us together.

To have all these emotions being happy and sad all time and seeing what is going on in the world. You know that its never a bad thing to take a step back and say what a good life has been lived and to be grateful for what you have. You don’t need social media to be a better person