Does social influence have deep impact on our lives?
There are two aspects including positive and negative influence on social network. On the one hand, social network has a deep impact on our lives. It makes the society more transparent and disseminates the information more rapidly. Individual’s thoughts, feelings, even actions are affected easily by other people on social media. For instance, individual may remember one word said by a celebrity or obey the order from a person who has charisma. Moreover, social network also build on passions and interests. People who have the same hobby or same avocation will share the information about the topic so that people can find their congener directly. Therefore, social network has positive impact on individuals because people can gain some positive information.
On the other hand, social network also has negative influence on individual. People may affect by some strangers on the social network easily. Because of anonymity, people can express any view (both positive and negative) without responsibility on social network. They don’t consider about other’s feelings even the words are harsh opinions. What is more, information on the network cannot be filtered or purified; as a result, we cannot avoid the criminal or violence news on social network. Consequently, social network has disadvantage as well.