Is Social Media Controlling Your Life?

This article was written with Vanessa Jones.

In today’s age, almost everyone has a smartphone or access to the Internet. This article focuses on high schoolers, and whether or not being connected to the Internet has begun to control their lives.

  • “How often are you on social media?”
    Everyone that we talked to said that they are on some form of social media every day.
  • “What is your favorite social media platform?”
    It was a tie between Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • “Has social media changed your life?”
    Most people said it has, but a minority said that social media hasn’t really changed their life.
  • “Does social media disrupt school work?”
    Surprisingly, most of the people said no. Only a couple said yes, it does disrupt school work.