Top Ten Reasons Why People Use Social Media


The Top Ten

1 To act smart and criticize people

I think this reason is exist so mush - belarbi

That's silly but correct. - Ananya

Not all criticizing lol some people act smart to help others.

2 To spread their point of views and ideas

I find it thoroughly amazing that I can speak to someone on the other side of the globe with a device that can fit in my hand. - keycha1n

I mean, I use it to spread the love to fellow walruses. Soon, walruses will rule SeaWorld, then...uhh...Burger King.

Walrus are a threat to flying potato's and Walruses should be gassed in my pants.

3 To pretend they are someone else

That's stupid. - Userguy44

Yea there at least 5 pewdiepies there and they're fame

Sad...smh. - Ananya

4 To meet new people

You can do that here too. - Userguy44

Technically yes. And it's made to let people sharing their opinions. - Userguy44

The only social media I use is this website. - PizzaGuy

This is the only real reason I would consider. In fact, TTT is the ONLY media I use. Too much drama on Facebook and all that. - Garythesnail

5 To feel important

You really want to? - Userguy44

6 To be able to contact their idols and celebrities
7 To hate on people

That's just silly man. - Userguy44

Yes yes yes so true - Carri796

8 To interact with different mentalities
9 To stalk people

Ok. That's very bad. - Userguy44

10 They lack social life

So by that logic, you lack social life too? Because you’re on this site and it kind of counts as social media, or at least to me it does. - 3DG20

I really don't get the hate on social media. I really don't. - Puga

The Contenders

11 They want to contact friends

This should be in the top three, this is the main reason most of my friends use social media.

12 They are too lazy to socialize in person

I can do both but I'm not a teen.

13 To be a troll

Sadly, this is true. - Minecraftcrazy530

Meh trolls are wusses anyway - bobbythebrony

14 To post duck-faced selfies

The reason half of my friends joined Instagram. - winner333

15 They want attention

Unfortunately yes. - Userguy44

16 To make yourself look cool

That sounds just arrogant - Userguy44

17 They're depressed
18 They have problems
19 To show others content

I made an edit account with my friend once in order to show the world our edits, there are s ton of people who make accounts to post their content.

20 To get laid
21 To discover new things
22 To skip newspapers and magazines

Notice most teenage magazines nowadays are dead.

23 To market themselves or their business
24 To brag about themselves and how good their life is
25 To bully fanbases

Disgusting - JPK

26 To waste time

Bad thing. - Userguy44

27 To act better than everyone else
28 Helps people on the autism spectrum

Its easier to socialise on social media

29 Because loneliness is an epidemic and people think it's a valid coping mechanism
30 To increase in popularity
31 So that they don't feel lonely
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Top Remixes

1. To pretend they are someone else
2. To be able to contact their idols and celebrities
3. To act smart and criticize people
1. To act smart and criticize people
2. To spread their point of views and ideas
3. To feel important


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