The recent celebrity phone hacking scandal that resulted in nude photos of some of Hollywood’s A-list actresses being published on the Internet have some questioning why do celebrities continue to take nude pictures, risking a chance they could get leaked.
Researchers and psychologists have long questioned what kind of effects violent television shows, song lyrics and video games have had on audiences throughout the years. Now, those same questions are being applied to videos featuring violent attacks and fights on sites like YouTube.
With over 73 percent of online adults now using a social networking site, social media has dramatically impacted the world in both positive and negative ways. It has left many people to wonder how and if social media can mentally affect people.