Social media interactions. People involvement.
Start writing a post
Technology

Social Media Just Became A Priority

It's 2018 and we are social media freaks.

128
Social Media Just Became A Priority
https://unsplash.com/photos/ipBUwm7FTEA

On Twitter, I see the news, people's thoughts and opinions being voiced, and memes. I go on Facebook and I see my family from all over the world. I go on Instagram and I see friends, things they are eating, what and who they are wearing and places they travel to. I go on snapchat and I see people from the media industry as well. We listen, hear and see everything by a click of a button. We are involved with our family, our community, and even our government all at once. We are truer online than we are in person because there is no one to stop us. Social media has become a place of debate with or without even wanting too. A personal opinion posted on either Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram turns into an argument in just seconds. Networking with others all around the world and interacting with people with similar interests because it either makes us feel good about ourselves or for other motives. Even fake news is out there for us to voice our opinions about.

Communication Is Key

Social media today has changed our way of communicating. We are now communicating by text, post or even just a meme/gif. We develop feelings differently than our grandparents or even our parents. Being able to communicate to people in person is now a skill when it was a norm back then. It has become a skill that is not really used now but is still needed because we are not perfect humans and some people are actually good at interacting in person, while networking or both. Emotions and opinions are rarely shown now and days but are posted and liked or retweeted. The fact that we are sharing ideas every second is incredibly astonishing and skyrocketing every other day. People get to think by themselves and change other people's opinions by socializing and discussing topics.

People talk about all sorts of things that make us acknowledge and become wiser in a way because we are more involved with recent political, medical, or sports topics. We are able to also learn in a click of a button. We have minor evolutions in our way of thinking by minutes of having, listening or hearing a debate online. There are movements on social media that also let us interact with the world. Is this amazing or what? We have become a society where we are dependent on media to be able to connect with others which is remarkable but somewhat horrifying.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
the beatles
Wikipedia Commons

For as long as I can remember, I have been listening to The Beatles. Every year, my mom would appropriately blast “Birthday” on anyone’s birthday. I knew all of the words to “Back In The U.S.S.R” by the time I was 5 (Even though I had no idea what or where the U.S.S.R was). I grew up with John, Paul, George, and Ringo instead Justin, JC, Joey, Chris and Lance (I had to google N*SYNC to remember their names). The highlight of my short life was Paul McCartney in concert twice. I’m not someone to “fangirl” but those days I fangirled hard. The music of The Beatles has gotten me through everything. Their songs have brought me more joy, peace, and comfort. I can listen to them in any situation and find what I need. Here are the best lyrics from The Beatles for every and any occasion.

Keep Reading...Show less
Being Invisible The Best Super Power

The best superpower ever? Being invisible of course. Imagine just being able to go from seen to unseen on a dime. Who wouldn't want to have the opportunity to be invisible? Superman and Batman have nothing on being invisible with their superhero abilities. Here are some things that you could do while being invisible, because being invisible can benefit your social life too.

Keep Reading...Show less
Featured

19 Lessons I'll Never Forget from Growing Up In a Small Town

There have been many lessons learned.

74328
houses under green sky
Photo by Alev Takil on Unsplash

Small towns certainly have their pros and cons. Many people who grow up in small towns find themselves counting the days until they get to escape their roots and plant new ones in bigger, "better" places. And that's fine. I'd be lying if I said I hadn't thought those same thoughts before too. We all have, but they say it's important to remember where you came from. When I think about where I come from, I can't help having an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for my roots. Being from a small town has taught me so many important lessons that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

Keep Reading...Show less
​a woman sitting at a table having a coffee
nappy.co

I can't say "thank you" enough to express how grateful I am for you coming into my life. You have made such a huge impact on my life. I would not be the person I am today without you and I know that you will keep inspiring me to become an even better version of myself.

Keep Reading...Show less
Student Life

Waitlisted for a College Class? Here's What to Do!

Dealing with the inevitable realities of college life.

135392
college students waiting in a long line in the hallway
StableDiffusion

Course registration at college can be a big hassle and is almost never talked about. Classes you want to take fill up before you get a chance to register. You might change your mind about a class you want to take and must struggle to find another class to fit in the same time period. You also have to make sure no classes clash by time. Like I said, it's a big hassle.

This semester, I was waitlisted for two classes. Most people in this situation, especially first years, freak out because they don't know what to do. Here is what you should do when this happens.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments