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the use of social media in contemporary society.

You may either argue that it is beneficial to modern life or that it is destructive. Overview This assignment relies upon information provided in both modules five and six, so make sure you read module six online Learning Unit on citing academic sources before you get too far along. However, we wanted to give you the assignment now so that you have its requirements in the back of your mind as you learn about how to bring sources into your paper correctly. Using the information in modules five and six as a guide, write a 1 to 2 page (200-500 word) argumentative essay about the use of social media in contemporary society. You may either argue that it is beneficial to modern life or that it is destructive. To do so effectively, you must: explain the controversy over social media in your introduction (give necessary background information) present a clear thesis statement that announces your position on the issue present the reasons you believe your position to be true in your body paragraphs support those reasons with fair and convincing examples and evidence from your personal experience and from the sources you have read address at least one of the opposition’s points (perhaps using information from the sources to do so) cite at least two of the outside sources with which you have been provided (below), using either the MLA format or the APA format for in-text citations; your paper should have at least two effective and correct citations total (if you only have two, each one should come from a different source) include a works cited page or a references page (depending upon whether you are using the MLA or APA format) Here are the links to and the basic citation information for the provided sources: POSITIVE EFFECTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA Title: ″Is it time for science to embrace cat videos?″ Author name: George Vlahakis Website Title: futurity.org Date Published: 17 June 2015 Source URL: http://www.futurity.org/cat-videos-943852/ Title: “#Snowing: How Tweets Can Make Winter Driving Safer” Author Name: Cory Nealon Website Title: futurity.org Date Published: 2 December 2015 Source URL: http://www.futurity.org/twitter-weather-traffic-1060902-2/ _________________________________________________________ NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA Title: “Using Lots of Social Media Accounts Linked to Anxiety” Author: Allison Hydzik Date Published: 19 December 2016 Source URL: http://www.futurity.org/social-media-depression-anxiety-1320622-2/ Title: “People Who Obsessively Check Social Media Get Less Sleep” Author: Allison Hydzik Date Published: 16 January 2016 Source URL: http://www.futurity.org/social-media-sleep-1095922/ Download the attached Writing Assignment: Writing an Argumentative Essay Read the assignment carefully and be certain to read modules five and six Learning Units Complete the following steps: Step 1: Pre-Writing (Questioning, Freewriting, and Mapping) Step 2: Focusing, Outlining, and Drafting Step 3: Revising, Editing, and Proofreading Step 4: Making Your Works Cited or References Page Step 5: Evaluation (1)
You may either argue that it is beneficial to modern life or that it is destructive. Overview This assignment relies upon information provided in both modules five and six, so make sure you read module six online Learning Unit on citing academic sources before you get too far along.
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