Internet Negative Impact

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Ever since the internet was first brought up to the world, it has been criticized by many and been spoken well of by many. In order to reach a conclusion, both points of view must be analyzed; the internet has positive impacts and negative impacts but the questions we should ask ourselves are: Do the negative impacts present a threat to our society? Are there enough benefits that the threats are nullified? The internet brings many benefits to the world that facilitate people’s lives in many ways, firstly the internet can provide unlimited communication, this is one of the biggest benefits the internet can bring to the table if not the biggest. Now a day the world is dependent on communication via the internet, Internet is cheap and convenient.…show more content…
This first negative impact relates to the previous positive impact, and it’s the dark side of the social media. Social media can really help teenagers learn about the world, improve their social skills, and make it easier for them to make friends, however the social media can also be very dangerous for teenagers, because teenagers can be influenced pretty easily and this makes them perfect prey for the predators in the internet. A very good example of the dangers of social media is Cyberbullying, it is a major issue in the internet now a day and there have been many cases where the unthinkable happened, this is a problem that exists because of social networks and unlimited communication. Every year loads of people, mainly teenagers commit suicide because of cyber bullying; this happens because teenagers spend…show more content…
There are thousands of people around the world that rely on the internet to save them from boredom and get them through the day as swiftly as possible. This is a huge positive impact of the internet, if not the biggest for many people around the world, first of all, the internet allows users to watch movies, listen to music, read their favorite celebrity gossip and most important of all play games. Yes that’s right, most stuff, people do with their lives for entertainment involves the internet, most people utilize many different free programs that allow them to listen to music, for example, Spotify and many others, for movies, there are all sorts of programs that allow them to watch in a click of a button.. The internet is cheap and free, mostly safe, and fast, this will mean that people will enjoy what they do and will spend large amounts of hours on the web. Entertainment can sometimes give people lots of money, an example of this are games, there are many gamers out there that have turned their favorite game into their full time job or part-time job. As well as that entertainment via the internet can sometimes help people in horrid situations, there have been many cases of people that suffered from depression that used the internet to find entertainment and distract them from the world. The statistics for the amount of people who use the internet as entertainment are
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