The Cause Of Someone Having A Different Personality Between Real Life And Social Media?
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Social media users at this time are very large, some data states that 40% of the world's population uses social media. And of course social media can consciously and unconsciously affect someone's real life. And the use of social media can certainly have a negative and positive impact on a person's life. For example, with social media, communication will be easier and faster, but on the other hand, the use of social media can make a person's interaction directly disrupted.
Social media is an online media where users can easily participate, share and can create content or display expressions according to what they want even though this condition may not be the actual condition that is happening. Therefore, it is not surprising that a person's personality will differ between the real world and the virtual world, often a person's true personality or nature is not visible only from social media.
Often someone mentions differences in personality between cyberspace and the real world, for example, for example, the person looks very friendly, polite, and often gets praise on social media. However, in the world of nayat, someone may have a different character, for example more fierce, grumpy, rude and arrogant. This phenomenon is currently known as the disinhibition effect.
Disihhibition effect is a person's inability to control their behavior, thoughts and feelings in their world. Several reasons can be a factor that causes a person to have a different character between the virtual world and the real world, namely when in cyberspace or social media that person can become someone else to form a new character with the aim of being free to behave and comment without fear of people's values in life. In addition, some people also think that social media is a place to show their existence or existence, freely express themselves and get a lot of praise, while in the real world their existence may not be considered.
If this phenomenon is left unchecked, it can have a negative impact on our lives, therefore it is better to use the virtual world of social media wisely. Must be able to divide time between cyberspace and reality.
For communication problems you may be able to help your friends and other teammates to discuss these problems and be able to solve them by discussing together.
Having this phenomenon does not mean you suffer from medical problems or personality disorder problems, but if left untreated it can become a psychological problem. In addition, it is also advisable to limit the use of social media in addition to maintaining communication in the real world and well-established social relationships as well as avoiding addiction to social media.