Social Media

How Social Media Has Had a Positive Impact on Our World

How We Connect Through Social Media

Social media connects people to old friends and family. It allows you to make new friends. You can even interact with people around the world. It lets you know how everyone is doing, and it lets you know when events are taking place. Social media helps people find new jobs. It helps people communicate with businesses, and it helps small businesses get the word out.


More than 1,000 13- to 17-year-olds took a survey about how they view their digital lives, 28% said social networking made them feel more outgoing, and 5% said it made them feel less outgoing; and 29% said it made them feel less shy, and only 3% said it made them feel more introverted.

When it comes to relationships with friends, more than half 52% of teens said social media has made their relationships better versus just 4% who said it has negatively affected those relationships.