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Transcript of Social_media

Social Media Negatively Affecting Interpersonal Relationships
Amrita Ahluwalia
CSOC 103's

Wow! Check out this great interview from two of my favourite students!
Statistics & Facts!
Michael Moncada
Social Media Negatively Affecting Society

Table Contents

2. Social Media Vs. Social
3. Comparing Theories
4. Cyberbullying

1. Statistics and Facts
If Twitter were a country, it'd be the 12th largest in the world. ("UberFacts," 2013)
At least 1 in 3 adolescent students in Canada have reported being bullied recently ("Canadian bullying statistics," 2012)
5. Video
6. Conclusion
Social media negatively affects face to face relationships to behind the screen.
Did you know?

hours a week online. (Hopkins, 2013)
out of the
hours in a week sleeping. (Hopkins, 2013)
We spend
time on technology than our parents who work a full time job. (Hopkins, 2013)
By Sunday at 12pm midnight, the average teenager has wasted over
half the week
between using technology and sleeping (Hopkins, 2013)

What would you do without Social Media?
CSOC103 is writing...
Functionalist Perspective

When was the last time you wrote a letter to someone? (Grade 2 pen pals don't count :)
Functionalist Perspective
Manifest Functions
Share experiences and communicate with others
Latent Functions
Maintain relationships, view photos of one another, meet new people, and to mainly just socialize (Villalba, 2010).
Disfunctional Aspects
Social problem, cyberbullying (Villalba, 2010).
Social networks do not monitor or filter the
words that posted
Conflict Perspective
New generation value digital devices and technology to socialize more than they used to (Villalba, 2010).
increase percentage of exposure to cyberbullying (Villalba, 2010).
Schools, parents, and administrations do not implement the issues of cyberbullying in the curriculum lessons
Adolescents easily sign up to to a social network not knowing the risks and without being monitored by parents
Parents are more ignorant about these social networks than their children
Have school administrators, teachers, librarians, and parents to implement lessons focused on online social networks, covering cyberbullying
What is cyberbullying?
What to do in a cyber situation,
How to get help
How to prevent it
The consequences if kept as a secret
Parent's think kids devote to much time in media
Family time turns into technology time
Social Media distracts you from what's important
Does your cellphone know more about you than your parents?
Bullying extended through social media wherein anonymity may increase the amount by which one bullies due to the anonymity the internet provides (Atwood & Gallo, 2011).
Victims experience seclusion in their online environment which may lead to depression or anxiety or even worse suicide (Donegan, 2012)
Cyberbullying is harder to get away with than physical or verbal bullying (Barlińska et,. 2013)
Can reach a larger audience (Eden et al., (2013).
Cyberbullying is more common with adolescents than adults (Eden et al., (2013).
Cyberbullying has an impact on the learning process (Smith et al,. 2008)
Study - Cyberbullying and Suicide

Happens on a macro level by social networks making their proposed solution of security measures available on the network
Create technology that can track "cyberbullying" language

Tweet us your solutions at @CSOC103!
Conflict Perspective
Social Media causes a lack in face to face interactions for the younger generations. (Heath, 2011)
Socializing with a screen is causing higher levels of anxiety and even depression.
Kids are spending most of their day on social media and ignoring what's important such a family.
purpose of this study was to determine if cyberbullying was correlated with suicidal thoughts and attempts
2000 students were surveyed from 30 different schools (Hinduja & Patchin, 2010)
in being cyberbullied, resulted in an in suicidal ideation (Hinduja & Patchin, 2010).
20% of the students have thought about committing suicide. (Hinduja & Patchin, 2010).

Think about the last time you said something rude over social media. If so, tweet us @CSOC103 with the hashtag
. Be honest!
Social Media VS. Parents
Teens VS. Adults
Anzeel. (2012, December 12). Advantages and Disadvantages of Cyber Bullying.
Retrieved from http: devilisbloging.blogspot.ca/2012/12/advantages-and-disadvantages-of-cyber.html

Arnold, P. (2012, August 13). How social media causes depression and anxiety.
Retrieved from http://www.depressionanxietydiet.com/how-social-media-causes-depression-anxiety/

Atwood, J., & Gallo, C. (2011). The effects of the internet on social relationships. (pp.
54-55). Bloomington : iUniverse.

Barlińska, J., Szuster, A., & Winiewski, M. (2013). Cyberbullying among adolescent
bystanders: Role of the communication medium, form of violence, and empathy. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 23(1), 37-51. doi:10.1002/casp.2137

Canadian Institutes of Health Research, (2012). Canadian bullying statistics. Retrieved
from website: http://citationmachine.net/index2.php?reqstyleid=2&newstyle=2&stylebox=2

Donegan, R. (2012). Bullying and Cyberbullying: History, Statistics, Law, Prevention
and Analysis. The Elon Journal of Undergraduate Research in Communications, 3(1), 33-42.

Eden, S., Heiman, T., & Olenik‐Shemesh, D. (2013). Teachers’ perceptions, beliefs and
concerns about cyberbullying. British Journal of Educational Technology, 44(6), 1036-1052.

Hinduja, S., & Patchin, J. W. (2010). Bullying,
cyberbullying, and suicide. Archives of Suicide Research, 14(3), 206-221. doi:10.1080/13811118.2010.494133

Hopkins, J. (2013, September 24). Social media statistics for 2013. Retrieved from

Landau, E. (2013, April 15). When bullying goes high-tech. Retrieved from http://

Michelle, M. (2003, July 09). Social structural change. Retrieved from http://

Muscari, M. (2002). Media violence: Advice for parents. Pediatric Nursing, 28(6),
585-91. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.lib.ryerson.ca/login?url=http://

Notten, N., & Kraaykamp, G. (2009). Parents and the media. Poetics, 37(3), 185-200.

Parker, T. (2014, July 29). Social media rules all. Retrieved from https://

Richert, R. A., Robb, M. B., & Smith, E. I. (2011). Media as social partners: The social
nature of young Children’s learning from screen media. Child Development, 82(1),
82-95. doi:10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01542.x

Smith, P. K., Mahdavi, J., Carvalho, M., Fisher, S., Russell, S., & Tippett, N. (2008).
Cyberbullying: Its nature and impact in secondary school pupils. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 49(4), 376-385.

Villalba, J. (2010). An Analysis on the Problems and Solutions for Cyberbullying.
PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS FOR CYBERBULLYING . Retrieved from www.mccc.edu/~finleyg/documents/Villalba102.doc

(Anzeel, 2012)
(Hinduja & Patchin, 2010)
(Hinduja & Patchin, 2010)
(Landau, 2013)
Np buddy. When you going to present your part?
Oh ok, what's it on again?
Good luck!
Hey Michael, great job on your presentation! Made me realize the effects of social media
By: Peter Georges & Michael Moncada
Set goals to strive and focus for.
Find things to do to replace the time you'd spend on social media.
Allow yourself to only spend a certain amount of time on social media.
Get out of the house and interact with people face-to-face.
Cyberbullying is correlated with depression, anxiety and suicidal ideations
New generation relies on social media, which increases the risk of cyberbullying
Youth are more prone to cyberbullying than adults
Teach students about cyberbullying in school.
increase security within social networks
create technology that recognizes "cyberbullying" language
Social media is the easiest and quickest and easiest way to maintain and build your social life. (Atwood & Gallo, 2011)
- Because of modern social structures, people rely on them to the point where they become too dependent and lack in face-to-face interactions. (Michelle, 2003)
- Studies show that modern family bonds are much weaker compared to before social media was invented. (Arnold, 2012)
- Social media replaced the old social needs drastically from writing a letter to sending a text
Tweet us your solutions at @CSOC103!
What did you guys think of the video? Tweet us @CSOC103
Social Media can easily become an addiction without you even knowing it.
As generations go on, technology is becoming more advanced and we are only becoming more dependent which isn't very good.
Your phones dictate your social life and without them you have no social life in today's society.
From personal experience, being addicted to social media I...
- eventually became depressed
-wasted too much time
- became distracted from reality
- developed a low self esteem due to lack of real
(Parker, 2014)
(Muscari, 2002)
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