The Daily Mail reports that researchers at the University of Technology, in Sydney, Australia report that they are 46 harmful things associated with use of Social Media sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
According to a report by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Facebook executives are aware of the negative impact that its popular photo sharing social media platform, Instagram, is having on teenage girls, but it continues to push it on them anyway.
Apparently, Instagram, owned by Facebook, recently changed its terms of service as a new way of invading your personal privacy. And all you have to do to approve the change is keep using the app. Warning the video has its moments, but it asks the bigger question: Is it time to rein in social media?
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has 95-million followers on Instagram and recently he shared a message with them on his personal faith in Christ. The 23-year-old pop star took a photo of a white erase board on which he wrote a message with a black marker: “Do you feel you have exausted all options? Do you feel like you’re never good enough? What if I told you that there is a god that’s willing to meet you WHEREVER you’re at! What if I told you that he could take away your pain, shame, guit, and fears #Jesus.” The photo caption read simply “Jesus is changing me from the inside out every day! AND I MISSPELLED GUILT and exhausted.” Despite the typos and as someone pointed out maybe “god” should be capitalized, it was a heartfelt message. I loved the way it was hand written including even the typos because this showed it was real. Over 2.2 million, mostly young people, liked the post and 52 thousand commented. Not all the comments were positive, but the majority …