Social media platforms are usually a combination of both good things and bad things. We will be able to survive in the platform if we are patient enough to take only what ever we want and reduce the way we react to everything. I don't find social media platforms very interesting for me so I have reduce their usage. But from my observation, if we know how to use them in the right sense, they are really good for fast and effective communication. In social media platform, I would consider few things as annoying things irrespective of them being good or bad or interesting for people who keep doing it. I would like to list out few such things.
Authenticity of the information being shared
People are completely fond of sharing whatever they think in their mind or whatever they read from other sources. The only problem here is that, in social media checking authenticity of the information being shared is very difficult. Most of the messages being shared are mostly forward messages. With the power of social media, it keeps spreading like fire without even looking forward to verify the authenticity. Not everyone verifies the information shared in social media. People even blindly try to follow or believe whatever is said in social media. This is one of the most annoying things that one can see in social media platforms.
This is quite common in any social media platform. If you are planning to use any social media platform, you have to keep one thing clear in your mind that, whatever information you share about yourselves in social media platforms will somehow or the other be available to everyone. Recently Facebook was also questioned for something related to this. In today's world social media platforms are not decentralized yet, so people are afraid of annoying identity thefts. Some of the misuse of identity has even spoiled the life of few people.
Most of the time this becomes a problem for the celebrities. They have to closely monitor their accounts and even protect it from getting hacked easily. There are quite a lot of hackers available who can easily hack any social media account if the account is vulnerable to hacking. In spite of having lots of filters and protections in the account people get lots of unwanted messages and communications hitting their account. This clearly can be related with identity theft and misuse of identity.
The information spreads like fire
Though in a way this is really good for people who want to get more views and publicity, this is not really good if a fake information is being spread. Without even checking the authenticity of the information, people start spreading the information to everyone. This is the most annoying thing that we can commonly see in a social media. Not purely negative sense but there are also positive aspects in news being spread like fire.
For example if someone is raising a request in a social media platform for something good, the request will get a maximum reach but if date and time of closure of the request is not available or applicable for the type of information, then the person who requested will end up getting lots of calls and messages continuously until a point where they find it more annoying for them.
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Though social media has many benifits but the most annoying thing for most of the parents are there kids getting addicted to the social media like many games leads them in wrong way. They are getting isolated from the real world. For youngsters its equally dangerous many relationship breakups happens through social media. Many people are getting addicted to social media instead they can mange their time and get benefited by the social media.
People share everything on social media these days. People usually share the happiest moment of their life. Pictures and videos show that they have a nice life. But the reality can be different. Sometimes people do different things only to share on social media.
It looks like whatever you share on social media, that belongs to that social media. They can do whatever they like. They can sell your information. You will be targeted based on everything that you share on social media. And it becomes easier to manipulate your opinion.
Sometimes people are under stress and depression. Social media can be a cause of that. What people see on social media, they assure that is true. People start comparing themselves to others. That makes people unhappy and sad.
Fake news can spread easily on social media and it goes viral. That has a negative effect in our society and life.
You can use social media for free. Frankly speaking, it is not free. You are not paying in the form of money, but you give your personal and private information. They show you ads based on your information. It is as if you are the product of social media.
These are the most annoying things about the social media platform I use most often.
. Too many selfies
2. Trolling people
3. Body shaming
. Cryptic, attention-seeking status updates followed up with 'I don't want to talk about it' or 'I'll DM you' when someone asks if they're OK
5. Liking your own profile picture
6. Inviting people to play games like Candy Crush and Farmville
7. Ranting about politics
I hate the people on facebook that say " I just had the worst night of my life" . Then they get replies off drama queens asking what happened. "DM me" and all that jazz. Airing your dirty laundry in public is not good!
Though social media has many benifits but the most annoying thing for most of the parents are there kids getting addicted to the social media like many games leads them in wrong way. They are getting isolated from the real world. For youngsters its equally dangerous many relationship breakups happens through socil media. Many people are getting addicted to social media instead they can mange their time and get benefited by the social media.
The most annoying thins is they are USING my PRIVACY & INTEGRITY to profit off them
On a daily basis I'm getting bombarded with thousands of ads from various companies realizing how my precious time & information is being sold to corps all over the world
And when you think contrary, me spending time there equals to ME SPENDING TIME.
I don't earn a single penny, no matter what I do on the social media or how profound & enlightening information I might share
So yeah, the centralization & the minority that's making millions everyday while I lose my time & have less time to make those millions are the things that annoy me the most
That's the reason why I spend majority of my time on decentralized platforms like Steemit, DTube etc & right now I'm at Musing - the platform I highly appreciate as it allows you to speak out on things you truly have experience and actually earn crypto for it, assets that's much more important than any fiat currency for me!