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Newer technologies and social networking take numerous amounts of time off of the childs schedule and can affect their behavior and their way of life Social Networking plays a crucial role in the formation of body-self-image and may be responsible for creating unrealistic expectations and body dissatisfaction particularly among young girls Children Social networking is the use of a dedicated web site to communicate informally with other members of the site In the article Children Adolescents and the Media Seven Key Ideas the author states Children and teenagers see approximately 25000 to 40000 ads per year on television alone Newspaper ads and radio ads and young people are immersed in commercial culture practically from infancy Children The media presents an exceptional role in the childs life due to the sheer amount of time the teenager spends watching television The Media not only affects their attitude and behavior but it also becomes a culture for them because of the amount of time they spend on it Many of the social networks become role models in their lives and the child or teenager starts to act upon the features they observe Furthermore the author illustrates research show that regular readers of fashion and beauty magazines in early adolescents are more likely to suffer from a distorted body image during their teenage years Children The media billboards news advertisements commercials and magazines are affecting the adolescents lives physically and mentally making them believe in the features and details they observe through the media It makes them assume that the objects people and advertisements they see through the media are the expectations in their lives The influence of advertising effects their body image and confidence in the way they look and will adjust their thinking of how they should live their lives In addition to the affects that social networking does to the adolescents life family relationships can greatly influence them because of the damage in leaves in their
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