Influence of Online Social Networks on our Youth

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SUBHASIS said:   9 years ago
Social networking in our lives.

Hi friends.

SNS as the name itself suggests that it is a basic platform for connecting people with different cultures, societies and different types of people living all over the world. In this modern era everybody are preoccupied by their works and it became difficult to meet each other personally, in this type of situation SNS played a vital role in providing virtual platform like Skype, video chatting connecting dear and far relatives and friends. Every idea will have two aspects in the same way SNS have positive and negative impacts.

Positive :

1. We can share the information within seconds.

2. It is very useful for start-up companies to promote their products at low cost.

3. It is useful for a student to share assignments. It helps a lot for education where students can refer data from e-books, articles, presentations etc.

4. For a normal person it will use to acquire the knowledge about current affair. Keep in track with latest technology.

5. It creates a virtual platform to meet with near & dear ones through video conferencing, Skype, video chatting and various other modes.

6. The people who use it badly are faulty. If you are given stones then you can make bridge out of these and you can also make a wall out of these. It entirely depend on individuals how he use it.

7. Social networking sites are used for various purposes like in politics, business, technology etc.

E-commerce (online shopping) is the best example. As we can purchase anything online. Various sites available are flip-kart, snap-deal etc.

8. The first recognizable social networking site is Six-degrees which was launched in 1997.

Till now, there are more than 200 social networking sites are in the internet.

Facebook, launched in 2004, has become the largest social networking site in the world.

9. It is becoming most advance form of job search portals. Job seeker can easily search job from a single platform. Now a days it becomes a part of social campaign for corruption, politic, national movements.

Negative :

1. For teenagers too much addiction to sns leads to decrease in the concentration of his/her studies.

2. If you use more than limits than it is a time killer.

3. Making unnecessary relationships with opposite gender.

4. Students share the subject files during examination which is malpractice.

5. Now days we are seeing some terrorist groups are using these sites to motivate the youth towards the terrorist activities.

6. Now a days so many cyber crimes are through social media.

7. I read one news that Pakistani terrorists are contact the one of their army person through the SNS and made him to help them by providing what he wants.

8. Children at young age should never be allowed to use these sites because at such young age they would be exposed as at their age they are not in a position to decide whether it is right or wrong to be friends with strangers and also exposing them to social networks will erode their innocence. All things should be done at right time and social networking is not a right thing for very young kids.

At-last I would say if a big stone and a hammer is given to you, you can make statue or you can break the stone with hammer, in the same way it depends upon the attitude and character of a user who use it for good or bad.

So my suggestion is to use social networking sites in good manner! every invention is useful to human life until we notice its importance. So make a notice. Use carefully.

Mishra sh said:   7 years ago
Nowadays the average time a person spends on social networking sites is continuously increasing. Networking sites have had its own pros and cons. Let's first discuss the pros of these.

*It is very useful for the people who are very shy to speak people face to face to communicate.

*it keeps everybody aware what is happening around us.

*for very people social networking sites are the medium of earning money. The Internet has had given a lot of people employed.

*internet nowadays is biggest learning stage.

By the use of social networking sites, it became very easy to teach people ethics and etiquettes.

Let's now discuss the cons of these-.

*because of the internet youths have forgotten to play physical games. They like to spend more time on these sites rather than playing games, meeting peoples.

*virtual life nowadays is more important than real life.

*Lack of privacy.

* spreading rumors has become very easy.

Cyber crimes have been increased.

It is totally upon us to choose real life over virtual life.

Prasanna kumar said:   5 years ago
Hello friends, I think the Topic is given to us "Influence of social media on youth''.

Social media is a platform to connect the people all over the Globe or world.

All are having some advantages and disadvantages, just like a knife, it has also both, but depends upon how we use it.

Lets we discuss some advantages first.

1) In olden days communication, b/w people was very difficult, but nowadays it becomes very easy.
2) It is the biggest platform to learn anything.
3) It's very useful for the people who feel very shy to interact or communicate by face to face.
4) In this, we can easily enhance our talent overnight.
5) In this platform, we can promote our business also.
6) After coming social media many People got employment.
7) In any emergency time, we can gain help from others very easy. Ex:-blood, accidents, jobs, etc.
8) we can easily get a relationship from anyone around the globe.

Now we discuss some disadvantages also.

1) Nowadays many people spend their time on social media is increasing day by day.
2) There's no privacy for our information.
3) Cybercrimes have been increasing day by day.
4) Many people don't have any interest to talk with surrounding ones.
5) Many people lose their values using rubbish things. Ex:-Online dating, etc.
6) Many people facing so many problems using social media, Etc.

If you like to give me a big thumbs up Or anything wants to improve in my writing, comment me.


(So please be careful while using social media, Jai hind).

Mayank said:   7 years ago
Hello. Guys as I think the topic given to us "Social Websites beneficial or not" is very interesting as. All of us are using social media. But as we just look forward we found that it has both pro and cons just like a coins has head or tail.

On one hand, it has made us connected with the diff people to learn share our views, helped us in increasing our productivity and creativity. On the other hand, it has also transformed our life style.

Some of issues.

1. Teenagers using social media don't know what is correct and what is wrong.

2. Youth waste most of his time on social media.

3. Your real-time location can be traced out. (which is used in crime in some cases in past).

4. All your personal chatting and personal information are saved and which may be sold out.

5. There is no such a genuine proof of a person. Many of crimes i.e. cheating, even smuggling of child, kidnap.

6. People gets addicted to social media. Which cause lacks in you are concentration.

Please suggest me if any improvement is there.


Kowsalya said:   6 years ago
Social media means connecting the people in all over the world within a seconds. Once upon a time, communication is very difficult. Because there is no communication facilities. Anything we would be share while we directly go and see the share with our information or thoughts. So nowadays it's very easy. Because any emergency period, within a second to gain help with others. So it's very necessary nowadays. Anything in the world, all are having some merits and demerits. But how we can use it. It's very important.

Thank you so much.

Riya chavan said:   6 years ago
Riya said.

In my point of view, social networking is good and bad also.

#Social Networking is good in following ways:
1. We can search information on any subject, topic etc.

2. We can easily interact with our relatives, friends, or anyone around the world.

#Social Networking is bad in following ways:
1. Nowadays youngsters are continuously on youtube, facebook, twitter, Instagram etc which is not good for our eyes.

2. As anything excess is poison so we should use the internet in a limit.

Priya said:   6 years ago
According to me, there are both advantages and disadvantages of social networking.

Social networking is important in our lives because it helps us to connect with other people, it helps to. Know about new things, it helps in providing information about what is happening around the world, etc.

There are disadvantages like children's are misusing it sometimes by watching and learning bad things and it makes student addicted of social networking and take them away from. Studies.

But I think its up to us what we choose. Everything has a positive and negative perspective but important is what we choose, the positive thing from it or the negative thing from. It. Because for a developing country like India social. Networking is very important. Its only up to us what we take for us. I know there is nothing perfect in this world everything needs improvement and this sector also needs improvement like there should be more privacy and safety, terms and conditions so that using it in a wrong way become difficult for people.

Adyasha said:   6 years ago
Hello everyone. As the topic of discussion is influence of online social networks on our youth, let me share my personal opinions on the same.

The gizmos as well as the online social networking sites have become one of the basic necessities of the youth. All the time the youngsters are found to be engaged with their mobile phones, their eyes glued on the screen for hours. This creates a bad impact on them as all these online networks divert and distract the young and ignited minds from their prime business which is to study and focus upon their professional life.

As being the youth of the modern generation, it is natural that they are fickle as well as single minded for which they get inclined towards the modern technology beyond a permissable limit and lose their enthusiasm to shoulder the responsibility of developing their motherland by working for its progress and prosperity. Though the social networking sites connect us with our nearer and dearer ones but in practice we misuse the technology and get addicted to it.

So concluding I would like to say that excess of anything and everything is bad. So we should use the facilities provided to us by science and technology in a righteous manner to modernise further in future. Thank you.

Phanindhar Koppela said:   8 years ago
Obviously, the influence of online social networks is there on youth. Like a coin has two sides, social networks also have both merits and demerits that completely depend on the person. We are living in a busy world if we want to keep touch with our friends and relatives social networks works as a media. By using social networks we can share our ideas and knowledge to the entire world and we can gain knowledge also. For startup companies, movie promotions, and event promotions etc. Social networks play a major role.

We can communicate with celebrities by following their pages. Recently celebrities are started the live chat, by using this we can communicate directly to our favorite persons. News is passing faster than TV channels through social networks.

Some people are using it negatively by creating fake accounts and trapping the other persons. Social networks used for entertainment, gaining the knowledge, sharing ideas, communicate with celebrities and for news around the world.

Neha Azad said:   7 years ago
I am very happy to express my view on this to topic.

Actually, social media is a very good platform with the help of this you can share information, photo, video, personal message etc. Social media is very important for all a person and I want to use people to Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, Hike if you will use to this app than better for you.

In my opinion, there are 3 kinds of behavior that social media users did,

1. Sharing their personal life.
2. Seeking for updated news.
3. An observer who just see the what other people shared.
Social media has two things.
Advantage and disadvantage these two things are is up to you.
Let me first point out the good effect.

1. It can be used to create and maintain relationships.
2. It reduces distance between the communication.
3. It can be used for advertising products on a commercial level.

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