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JOSWELL SANTOS
12:40 – 1:50
TUES & THUR
ESSAY OUTLINE
Introduction:
When social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace were introduced to our society, our social interaction has negatively changed. Thesis statement:
Social Media has negatively changed our social interaction with people. Topic Sentence 1:
Since the introduction of these networking sites, it changed the way we interact with people. Support:
There is less face-to-face interaction.
Explanation:
We become isolated from society if we spend more time on these social media sites. Topic Sentence 2:
Social media is destroying real communication.
Support:
The use of shortened texts such as lol, brb or gr8 has become a trend and people are doing it for the sake of convenience. Explanation:
A shorthanded text promotes poor grammar and spelling and explaining our thoughts and ideas becomes hard. Topic Sentence 3:
The extensive use of social media would eventually lead to addiction. Support:
There is an article about a woman in Florida who shook her three-month-old son because she became angry with the baby for interrupting her playing “Farmville”. Explanation:
We must never let these social media sites take our attention from our everyday lives and control us. Topic Sentence 4
Personal, sexual and romantic relationships are not to be made public. Support:
This opens up an opportunity to post public comments and could bring many problems for a couple Explanation:
Personal relationships are built on trust and intimacy.
Conclusion:
It is my own opinion that getting to know people should be done outside of social media. We need to spend quality time with people who we care about and focus more on meaningful relationships. A real conversation has many benefits. New friendships are formed and it deepens our connection with that person. It brings out comfort because we get to air out our issues. It also develops our communication skills and helps us to understand and...
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