How do social media apps effect teens in school?
Social media can be good its a great way of catching up with your friends or making new ones, but there is also the cons in social media.
There was a test on about 500 first year college students that used social media and other types of technology and after a semester of testing them they had to report their GPA's. One of the things they found were: "Women who spent time watching television and reading magazines reported lower academic confidence and those who spent more time on social networking sites reported spending less time on academics."
Kirschnera told the Daily Mail that his team studied 219 U.S. university students between ages 19 and 54, and found that Facebook users had a typical grade point average of 3.06, while "non-users" had an average GPA of 3.82.
Another research study says that: "We found women who spend more time using some forms of media report fewer academic behaviors, such as completing homework and attending class." and "Kirschnera told the Daily Mail that his team studied 219 U.S. university students between ages 19 and 54, and found that Facebook users had a typical grade point average of 3.06, while "non-users" had an average GPA of 3.82."
With teenagers all checking their phones all the time they aren't having time to do their homework at .
This vide shows what social media is doing in schools right now and how it is making a big impact on kids and the way they think of school.
How this relate to Fahrenheit 451
This relates to the careless teenagers in the book. The teens in the book were individuals they didn't care about other people, they just wanted to do what ever. Now teens today are also quite individualized and not caring about other people in school, just what they thinks society is telling them to do. They are trying to be beautiful and the most popular person or instagram famous. These things are breaking tearing people down and they aren't caring anymore so this is why there is also a grade drop among teenagers right now.