Social Media, A Cause Of Unemployment Issue In Nigeria?

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According to a survey carried out by  a market research company, Global Web Indexit, it has been conclusively affirmed that Nigerians spend more time on the social media platforms than citizens of India, US, Russia, Spain, Germany, China.

Nigerians faced with unemployment issues spend more hours of their time on the social media because some of them believe in making money online or just for the fun of it are still complaining of lack of employment opportunities.

Does this mean that social media is also one of the reasons of unemployment in Nigeria, especially among the youths?

Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Moses Osgood - 2019-08-16 10:02:53

Social media is nt a cause of unemployment rather it is a means to promote employment 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Fanim Peter Rimven - 2019-08-16 10:03:52

Social media is not the cause of unemployment in Nigeria, beside a thousand of people go online to make money even at their various offices.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By David Chinecherem - 2019-08-16 10:08:08

I don't think social media can in any way cause unemployment rather social media is creating job opportunities online and many people are making money from it example NNU forum 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Alabi Sodiq - 2019-08-16 10:08:25

I disagree with this  because many people are making millions of naira everyday on online platform which also reduce unemployment rate in our dear country.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Isaac Adekunle - 2019-08-16 10:08:28

When the so called government is not ready for the youths tell me when necessary structure not laid down to eradicate unemployment

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Uka Emeka - 2019-08-16 10:11:15

No, it is not the cause of unemployment in Nigeria rather it have been means of promoting youth with business platform

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Buhari Kabiru - 2019-08-16 10:19:09

Nigerians faced with unemployment issues spend more hours of their time on the social media because some of them believe in making money online or just for the fun of it are still complaining of lack of employment 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Thomas Philip - 2019-08-16 10:29:30

I don't think so. Social media is a blessing to our generation. It as bring a lot of opportunities to many people's way to earn money especially the youths.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Justice Mike - 2019-08-16 10:30:24

Nigerians spend more time on the social media platforms than citizens of other countries

Nigerians faced with unemployment issues spend more hours of their time on the social media because some of them believe in making money online or just for the fun of it are still complaining of lack of employment opportunities.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Olakojo Yusuf - 2019-08-16 10:32:20

Yes social media is really increasing the rate of unemployment cause the no longer want to do anything except chatting

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Henry Ogbu - 2019-08-16 10:38:57

To my own understanding I think social media is not a weapon of unemployment but sometimes it helps unemploy to get job cos this days u find jobs posted in the social that would help someone and u can also use that as a source of making ur income by selisel things online either facebook or any other

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Hiram Ogonor - 2019-08-16 10:46:11

Social media is by far a helpful means of making money, however a majority not knowing how to utilize it to their benefit

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Treasure Paul - 2019-08-16 10:48:28

I don't think so, but in a way has contributed because, people are too busy with their phones without thinking of the future 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Onweh Victory Ifeanyi - 2019-08-16 11:07:11

Social media is never a cause of unemployment in Nigeria irrespective of the abuse of use social media can even connect one to job opportunities 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Lubem Terzungwe - 2019-08-16 11:12:38

Thank you for this topic.

Yes, because the time which would have been spent mostly for learning and research  and doing small small jobs have been giving to social media platforms. and since social media is almost becoming free, it has been unappropriately used.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By DAUDA ABDULMUMUNI - 2019-08-16 12:06:10

I don't think social media is the cause but government are the cause

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Uche Emmanuel Kelechukwu - 2019-08-16 12:38:27

Social media is not the cause of unemployment, some use it to make money while some use it to cool off after a hectic day at work

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Okwor Chinedu - 2019-08-16 12:53:54

Social media can never be the problem of unemployment in Nigeria, some of us make our daily money through social media just like NNU FORUM.  so I disagree with that.. Social media is very good and have help many lives in one way or the other. 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Alexander Akiama - 2019-08-16 13:21:11

It is a 50 50 deal in the sense that yes social media is and its also not because someone people make money from social media it's their source of employment 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Ishaq Ndako Suraju - 2019-08-16 13:40:40

I can say yes in some aspect bevouse social medial have make some people ,and also have hlp some people in some aspect

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Nancy Uche - 2019-08-16 13:45:18

Social Media is not the cause of unemployment, rather is even a means of escape to depression and suicide as it offer online job

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Anu Afolabi - 2019-08-16 14:08:48

Social media is never a cause of unemployment, instead it helps in the improvement of firms, most especially in the business firm

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Vivian Amaka - 2019-08-16 14:41:01

SociAl media has contributed in it's own way to the unemployment in the country in the sense that many business owners has taken their businesses online, leaving those who could not be online for some reasons unemployed ..

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Dorcas Morounmubo - 2019-08-16 14:56:49

Social media isn't a cause for unemployment,rather it is rendering school useless because at the end of the day people who go to school will end up coming to social media as comedians and a lot more to earn a living.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Ahanmisi Jackson - 2019-08-16 15:05:29

I personally don't agree to this statement. I think this social media depends on the users. some people make lots of money with social media. thus its left for individuals to decide on what they use social medi for

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Gerald Onyedikachi - 2019-08-16 15:15:26

Social Media has never and will never be the cause of unemployment in Nigeria. The platform has enabled many a Nigerian youth achieve their dreams.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Rita Amadedon - 2019-08-16 16:06:25

Social media has actually lessened the downside of unemployment. Many youths learn courses online and do a whole  other stuffs while jobhunting.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Obaji ifeanyichukwu - 2019-08-16 16:35:45

Only some people are unemployed through social media,but personally nnuforum has given me a job

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Olayiwola Aliu - 2019-08-16 17:41:54

I really disagree with the statement because it depends on what the user is using it for. Many company nowadays also putting their product on the Social Media Adcent. 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Adebowale Oluwafisayomi - 2019-08-16 22:56:22

We generally do spend a lot of time online, but there is the place of digital and online marketing as well and I think more entrepreneurs are moving towards this edge. 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By peter chimezie - 2019-08-16 22:56:31

I don't believe that social media is a cause of unemployment in Nigeria because when you have nothing doing,  you will look for something to keep yourself busy. 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Victor Damilare - 2019-08-17 08:13:31

I totally disagree with this. Social media has serve many purpose and help our daily lives

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Seun Afuye - 2019-08-17 12:51:59

Social media may be one of Nigeria problem but definitely not a cause of unemployment in Nigeria.  In fact it has provided a level of solution to it. 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Kingsley Okorie - 2019-08-17 14:46:09

Social media isn't cause of unemployment rather is the government social media has been a helping hand to our youth 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Samuel Ejii - 2019-08-17 15:56:52

How can social media or platforms be the cause of unemployment in Nigeria?

Like how?

It's more like saying NNU is the cause of unemployment in Nigeria, it'll he a very stupid thing to say.

NNU that's been paying out millions. 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Satih Adjekawe - 2019-08-17 19:23:48

I beg to disagree, social media is not the cause of unemployment in Nigeria but rather it has helped reduce unemployment in Nigeria this because some persons have gotten jobs as result of social media. Besides most companies advertised their vacancies through social media.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Maduka Nnamdi - 2019-08-19 15:38:49

Are we talking about the same social media people are using to earn a living, take care of their families, sponsor people, give away cash cash other products or another one? 

Its so not the reason for unemployment rather it’s a means of employment!

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Oludemi Michael - 2019-08-19 16:47:02

That's a very big lie people do earn a lot to survive on online earning sites

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Bukola Ayobami - 2019-08-20 15:43:19

It's actually the opposite, many people now sell their good and products through social media. Its even give rise to job opportunity 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Nora Chidera - 2019-08-21 00:28:51

social media has it's good side as well as bad sides if one uses it excessively but i see it as a benefit to our generation because we get to connect to different people and gain knowlegde and awareness of job opening in different place is it's more of a blessing than harm

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Ikenga Dominic Chukwuemeka - 2019-08-22 15:06:01

Social media is not a cause of unemployment in Nigeria....rather  a social platform...where some one can even get connections.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Oluwa Segun - 2019-08-22 21:03:59

I don't think so. Social media is a blessing to our generation. It as bring a lot of opportunities to many people's way to earn money especially the youths.

That doesn’t mean we should think so, Social media is supportive, it’s leading generations it’s as being some useful opportunity to a lot of people’s especially the youth and a way where by we earn 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Yakubu Shelong - 2019-08-25 22:37:11

How can social media be the cause of unemployment when it helps the unemployed to engage in online business.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Cynthia Chukwu - 2019-08-26 11:41:54

Social media is not one of the causes of unemployment. As a matter of fact, many individuals has seen it as a means of employment and thus earning hugely from it. 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By kevin Nwachukwu - 2019-08-26 14:15:44

I dont agree to that infact this is a gross and refutible argument. Social had even helpes to create employment amongst the youth 

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Obagunle Paul Kehinde - 2019-08-26 22:37:45

The issue of social media is never the cause of Unemployment in Nigeria it's just that we Nigerians waste a lot of time on social media without getting any benefit from it, can I tell you Social media is one of the ways in which you can secure a Job it depends on the way you use it.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Uchenna Churchill - 2019-08-27 19:11:42

Social media is not the cause of unemployment rather its an information provider job seekers and has provide online job platforms used by millions of Nigerians  today.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Lucas Lucas - 2019-08-28 11:27:03

That's so not true, the social media as even crated more jobs, it has made people enlightened enough to become entrepreneurs with their own earnings, I think its an advantage to us at this time.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Richard Ejiro - 2019-08-28 15:06:43

I will say yes to that especially the valuable time we spent on WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram looking friends to chat with, the ones u know and the ones u don't even and if u calculate those times spent is up to a time we can create a meaningful for ourselves.

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Social media, a cause of unemployment issue in Nigeria? - By Eke surprise - 2019-08-28 19:09:27

A very big lie.. Social media opens opportunities to various job opportunities online and gives updates from time to time, without social media lot of people would be jobless. 

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