Media Is Good: The Importance Of Social Media

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The internet is great. More specifically, social media is great. Social media is a wonderful tool that our generation has been blessed with. These days, many people might tell you social media makes you less social, but nothing beats sharing different ideas with all your friends. In an instant, you can show your friends a picture or a tweet that someone has posted and everyone can add their own input. What’s better, it doesn’t matter where in the world you are, the internet is limitless. You can interact with all kinds of different people, whether they’re 5 miles away or 5,000 miles away. The internet allows you to make connections with people everywhere, whereas without the internet, you would have never met those people. That connection to the rest of the world can really better you as a person. Social media is a great source of news, sports updates, current trends; I could go on and on. It’s great for keeping you socially aware, updated, and connected. Believe it or not, the internet hasn’t always been so great. Back in the dark ages – or better known as the 90’s – a thing called dial-up internet was around. It made you wait whole minutes just to connect to it, and even more minutes just to pull up Google. Scary, I know. Even scarier though, was the evil noise it made when you wanted to use it. If I could express the sound in words I would, but I don’t think that’s possible. I can only describe it as some kind of evil robot. Even before that, though, was an even worse
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