Impact of social media on teenage mental health

How long do you stay on your phone surfing through social media? Teens who spend more than 2 hours per day on any social networking platform are significantly more likely to have mental health problems resulting in suicidal ideation (Gramigna, 2020). Although some may argue that suicidal behaviors vary in gender, where one resides, and … Read more

Is Snapchat Social Media?

Social media is defined as, “Websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking”. Why then Snapchat certainly is part of the social media spectrum. The photo-messaging app lets users send “Snaps” to their friends and exchange messages. They can share “Stories” that are broadcasted to all … Read more

How far should social media be held responsible for the growth of eating disorders?

Prior to addressing the question, we need to be clear with the definitions of eating disorders, which have traditionally been misconceived. 1According to the fifth edition of the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM-5), eating disorders are “characterised by a persistent disturbance of eating or eating-related behaviour that results in the altered consumption … Read more

Tech Talk social media strategy (inc PESTEL)

Executive Summary Harvard University has developed a case study on social media that examines the organization’s management problems. To eliminate these problems, new solutions and more efforts are needed to maintain its position against competitors. Using SWOT and PESTEL analysis, we can find appropriate solutions and new strategies to implement it. Introduction Tech Talk portal … Read more

How does social media contribute to the proliferation of fake news?

Social media contributes to the proliferation of fake news:due to the existence of echo chambers, heightened reactions among users and the presence of bots on social platforms. Social media, a large part of the lives of many today, is a key contributor to the spread of misinformation within our society. Firstly, I will be talking … Read more

Social Media effect on KPIs

Nowadays we live in a constantly competitive environment. A key of being successful is to monitor the effectiveness in carrying out macro and micro targets of the company. For a modern leader, it is important to be able not only to quickly solve emerging problems, but also to prevent them in a timely manner, directing … Read more

Disinformation on Facebook

Facebook began as an online directory for college students in 2004 but has since ballooned into the largest social media platform in the world with over 2 billion users. Facebook has also become one of the biggest companies on the stock market, boasting a market capitalization upwards of $450 billion. With this success has also … Read more

Can Rational Discussion Prevail Online?

The internet’s capacity and role as an epistemic source is ever-growing. Endless evidence can be found to buttress both dystopian and utopian views of the internet. This paper in particular will focus on how Social Media Sites (SMS) as a medium of knowledge construction influences socio-political discourse. It starts with characterising what the ideal internet … Read more