Social media platforms like Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Tik-Tok and Twitter influence people around the world daily.

It is estimated that nearly 50% of the population use social media every day, according to a study done by Global Web Index.

Social media can give you access to news an information at any given second, unfortunately there is always two sides to a coin, and sometimes it can be hard to distinguish what is true and what is false.

So, in this essay I will investigate the advantages and disadvantages of social media. All the information one will ever require is only a tick away.