With billions of users using social media worldwide, information sharing has never been faster. But such powerful technology in the palms of so many people can certainly have a lot of influence on the individuals of the society. Social media’s impact on society has grown in the past couple of years. Thanks to the internet people have found a solution to loneliness as the means of social media platforms. Users can meet new people via social media and engage using memes and publications. With the new Social media for business trend, the businessman has a larger audience to promote their brand to.
The above-mentioned examples show that social media can have both a positive and negative impact on society. Living in an era that has unlimited access to information there is a high chance that you can get manipulated by false information. But on the other hand, social media can be used to create awareness of certain issues or problems that arise in society. Information is a powerful tool and with the development of social media platforms, users have the ability to share, gather and even create content using these platforms. So, it’s the user’s responsibility to utilize social media for the greater good and be responsible and considerate about the content or information they share.