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Do you agree that social media makes us feel lonelier sometimes?

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Submitted by aycauzz1 on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 18:53

I like being alone. But it's better to chat face to face than texting on social media

Submitted by Rhylan on Sun, 04/17/2022 - 18:33

I think sometimes social media can make us feel lonelier. For example if you see photos of your friends you can feel really bad and lonlier. You can asked yourself "why they don't invited me" or" what is the problem in me that don't want me". Not only you can feel lonelier bun also you can be paranoic. Exactly for to avoid these situations we should not be dependent from social media.

Submitted by TheNewGuy on Fri, 07/23/2021 - 10:45

Not only does social media make us feel lonely, but it also decreases self-esteem, with all the influencers doing things the average person can’t do. However, social media also connects people together, teaches them how to interact with others and is also a good source of entertainment. In my opinion, social media is neither good or bad, and I think it’s here to stay in the 21st century.
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Submitted by Kostantinus on Mon, 03/15/2021 - 08:58

As for me, I don't pay attention to much to social media. These days we all are surrounded by different kind of information everywhere so it distructs us from some really important tasks we have to complete. We should decide what we really need and what we should pay attention to. I know some people who are attracted by social media a lot. They check all updates all the time what effect their studying and health. I would give you some advices which you probably will find quite usefull. Try to avoid social media during your studying and sleeping time. Define a special time of the day to play with social media. I am sure, following those advices will improve your life quality. Don't thank me)

Submitted by lilia08 on Wed, 05/27/2020 - 14:36

I partially agree with this opinion. I think social media gives us a chance to reveal more, because we think that the person on the other side of the screen will not condemn us. I don't know how it works but it does. But later, we realize how we are lonely in real life.
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Submitted by s1rko on Sun, 05/24/2020 - 16:03

yes, for me it's more boredom than loneliness. Loneliness is when you are not surrounded by close people in your life. I go to social networks to talk to friends about what's new, how they feel and so on. When this is not the case, I will not feel lonely, and I will be bored without it. But for this reason to get up at night and check your social networks, I think it's not wise. But still it is better to have social networks because you can always write to your friend wherever he is
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Submitted by Giovannichoi on Mon, 04/27/2020 - 03:36

Yes, I strongly think that, since my friends don't talk with me and send me only nonsense text messages. They always looking at their smartphones and whenever I tried to talk with them, they said they will send me a cacaotalk messages, knowing I don't have smartphone! I can't understand my friend when they always pick up their phone afterclass and giggling or curse looking at SNS. I actually, don't have smartphone, but it's not old and not junk. But some says the phone which is not smartphone isn't phone and the user of that is old!! If the users of the smartphones are the best poeple in the world, they can look down on my grandparents, cause they don't have smartphones! They upload something on SNS or chat through text messages, and even talk on the phone, even if we hardly gather together. And I probably think that they will do the same with that friends who was talking on the online with me. So, I think it's not so good for us, since I lost my real friends.

Submitted by Elife on Sun, 02/16/2020 - 22:11

No, I don't, but I prefer talking face to face than texting, because it’s more exciting.

Submitted by Thu on Fri, 08/23/2019 - 07:43

I don't feel anything, I also feel it is a little annoying. Example like sometimes, your group chat texted too much, so the sound of the messages will be annoying. Also, I don't feel anything. : )

Submitted by Mihael on Sun, 05/19/2019 - 01:17

Yess... I think so. It feels like the more I'm scrolling the social media the more I know that I'm actually alone. It hurts me anyway :(
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Submitted by Youjiro on Tue, 01/29/2019 - 08:37

I hate social media such as FB,twitter and instagram. That is business for talent to improve own name . Some politician use social media to spread their message to the civilization.I don't too much time on the internet .I think waste of time .

Submitted by rawalian on Sun, 04/01/2018 - 20:02

No i don't, i prefer talking and conversing face to face than texting.
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