The 'Awkward Social Media' Infographic is Alarming

By: Courtney Scharf - Published: • References: schools and holykaw.alltop
This 'Awkward Social Media' infographic discusses the ways in which individual's online presence influences in-person interactions.

From comparing the two spheres to discussing how "real" online friendships are, this is a comprehensive look at the actual social aspect of social media. Discussing the drawbacks and advantages to an online presence, this chart could have readers questioning the reasons for which they are on the web. Filled with stats from both the UK and the USA, the research is concentrated but impactful, regardless of its scope. Touting facts including the statistic that 39% of individuals spend more time talking online than face-to-face, the content of this chart is downright alarming at points. Designed with dark coloring and very minimalist graphics, the chart is easy to read and sleek.

Sure to reinforce some negative views about the increased presence of social media, this chart is a call for face-to-face interaction.