#OPINION Users are taking advantage of social media spaces to have conversations about relevant issues from COVID-19 to the crisis in Yemen. However, some of these widely-shared posts have contained fallacies ranging from harmless to potentially harmful.
Now, we can call, text, use the internet, pay our bills, play games, do homework, etc. Because our phones have so many functions, our messages may not be a priority, allowing us to put little thought into what we are saying.
Nowadays, social media use has become a common practice among young adults. In fact, according to a Pew Research poll, 92 percent of young adults between the ages of 18 and 29 use social networking sites. However, studies from publications such as Psychology Today are showing that although sites like Facebook and Twitter appear to be increasing communication, there are actually dangers associated with this increased use