Social Networking: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Submitted bymahmud99 onTue, 11/16/2021 - 01:50

Social networking has become an inseparable Qatar WhatsApp Number List aspect of modern life. It provides an interactive platform to the people sharing common interests, and to promote goods and services. Some of the famous social networking sites (SNSs) like Facebook, Orkut, Tumblr, Picasa, BlackBerry Messenger, WhatsApp, and Yahoo! Messenger, etc. have helped many in staying in touch with their loved ones. SNSs have also widened the horizon of e-marketing with social media tools like YouTube, LinkedIn and many more.

Mobile internet and latest hand devices like tablets and smart phones have made it easier for us to stay connected with our virtual world. Every year, India adds a new figure to the ever growing audiences of the SNSs. The trend of social networking has noticeably picked up pace among the youth. Depending upon the types of usage, the social networking may leave a good or a bad effect on the users. Young minds are vulnerable to fall into the traps of cybercrime because of lack of awareness and peer pressure. Let's have a look how the SNSs affect young minds in both the good and the bad ways:

Intelligent, smart and constructive use of the SNSs can help in learning about the new things and in gaining information about the latest happenings of the world. Globalization and escalating competition in the education sector has pushed the students to gain all-round knowledge. Various online communities and forums can help the students, of different backgrounds, in exchanging their views about current topics or on any topic of their choice.