The students Manal Rahman, Rayyan Al Kindi, Ruqaiya Al Balushi and Heba Al Riyami ran a workshop about ‘Social Media and our addiction to it’, in Qatar Leadership MUN Conference . The workshop was 50 minutes long and interactive.
“Wouldn’t you like to know why we can’t live without social media? Because by now, social media has impacted our lives, so greatly, it even affects the way we think and how we act upon our daily activities. Majority of us should be aware that social media has had a tremendous impact on our culture, society, and on the world-at-large. If how we dress and what we eat is simply a click away, we can almost refer some of the most popular social media apps as “ haunts” on the Internet; controlling us and implementing a different mind set into the human brain. It have revolutionized the way people communicate and socialize on the Web.It first started off with “the kids” spending time on snapchat and instagram. But now, over 71% of the world’s population has a social network profile. In today’s presentation, we will be discussing a large range of social media’s most controversies, ranging from K-pop to conspiracy theories and even Sister James Charles.”