What are the pros and cons of social media?

Introduction

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Conversation Summary

Social media has taken over peoples lives in a phenomenal way during recent years. We can access social media form our phone from wherever we are at any time, and for some people it is almost an addiction.

It is often asked what the effect of social media is on us, both positive and negative. And overall if social media is actually benefitting us or not.

Talking Points

  • What social networks do you use?
  • What social networks do you like the most?
    • Why?
  • How many hours do you spend on social media a day?
  • Would you like to spend less time on social media?
  • What are the good things about using social media?
  • What are the bad things about using social media?

Key Vocabulary

  • Social adjective
  • Connect verb
  • Post verb
  • Addictive adjective
  • Addiction noun
  • App noun

Question Details

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