Whether Social Media Makes People Feel Happy or Anxious?
A Quantitative Study on the Emotional Impact of Social Media on Different Age Groups
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- Social Media; Different Generations; Teenagers; anxious; anxiety; happiness; Chinese social media
The rapid development of social media has brought many changes to people’s lives. People can understand each other’s life and daily dynamics faster and more conveniently. However, while social media brings convenience and happiness to people, it also brings anxiety to people’s fast-paced life. Of course, people of different ages have different feelings of happiness and anxiety. This paper focuses on the different emotional reactions of social media to people of different ages. The main method of this paper is quantitative research, which adopts the method of questionnaire. Based on the collected questionnaire and data analysis, this paper tries to fully understand the different feelings of social media on teenagers, adults and the elderly. At the same time, educational background is also a variable of our research. This paper finds that people of all ages have different reactions to the impact of social media. The elderly have more obvious psychological changes brought by social media. They are more complex and anxious than young people. This paper will help to deepen the research on the relationship between social media and daily life, and provide some reference value for the research of the elderly in the context of new media.
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TY - CONF AU - Qingling Bao AU - Jiayi Liu AU - Yuhan Wan AU - Yuxin Zhong PY - 2022 DA - 2022/06/01 TI - Whether Social Media Makes People Feel Happy or Anxious? BT - Proceedings of the 2022 8th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2022) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 2750 EP - 2754 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220504.500 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220504.500 ID - Bao2022 ER -