More and more studies have been released that reveal social medias harmful role in marriages. Researchers have found that increased social media usage could lead to more relationship problems, infidelity, and even divorce.
Another study found a positive relationship between social media and trust when mediated by the choice to use social media to build or maintain social connections and that perceived information overload was inversely associated with interpersonal trust.
While social media is ostensibly helpful and beneficial for maintaining our relationships, its use has been linked to loneliness, anxiety, depression and even a decrease in our social skills (Kross & colleagues 2013).
The internet and social media has drastically changed the way people all over the world interact and communicate. Social media networks allow us the opportunity to share opinions with a far wider audience. Another big change that has occurred is that there is now no filter on the way we speak.
Social media has changed the way we communicate. When it comes to our union, social media is a powerful tool to communicate to the outside world about struggles faced by members and people in our communities. Its also a free and open forum to debate, exchange ideas and share opinions.
The negative aspects of social media However, multiple studies have found a strong link between heavy social media and an increased risk for depression, anxiety, loneliness, self-harm, and even suicidal thoughts. Social media may promote negative experiences such as: Inadequacy about your life or appearance.
The true strength of social media is influence. Social media offers an avenue for companies to not only engage with customers but also influence them with the correct content which assists them with making a decision. The effect of social media does not stop online.