Social Networking has been around for thirty years, and everyone around the world is enjoying it because, it easy and accessible to stay connected with families, friends, clients, etc. Back in the days before the internet was invented everyone couldn’t reach out to others, who live in a different country but now since internet was made everyone could reach to others in a click of a button. Each year generations are changing and people are becoming more addictive to the social media, since they could access to any social media you could think off at any time they want, they haven’t been active as they have been before, and not putting the effort to have a normal conversation without any technology around them. They either go on Facebook, twitter, on their phone texting each other etc… Social networking is taking over because it has become their addiction. The purpose of this blog is to show how the whole Social Networking is taking over, but there is a positive and negative side to it for example; positive side it made it better in the business industry, more people could connect with others around the world, but the negative side now a days we see toddlers with Ipad in the classrooms, or at home, playing videos games on the internet, or watching shows on YouTube etc.
Social networking could have positive and negative side to it, let’s discuss the positive side towards networking, it made the business industry a lot better, the employees can get to their customers, they could advertise their products on Facebook, Twitter, MySpace etc. When companies advertise their products that way, the business companies could provide information about their own company to get the customers or any other companies to have an idea about their services, that way the customers could give the companies feedbacks on their items they are selling, or feedbacks about the company, employees etc. Other positive side to it, people could connect to family, and friends with one click for free. Family and friends now stay more connected by communicating more on Facebook, twitter, Skype etc… they could share pictures, update status, share files, the list could go on; on what everyone could do in the social network. But the negative side to this, people don’t communicate in person anymore, they are always on their phones on twitter, Facebook and other social networks. Parents are letting their children have Ipad’s, cell phones, creating Facebook and twitters accounts. We see in classrooms teacher’s letting toddler’s using Ipad’s. Children now a day prefer to stay inside on the internet on YouTube, playing games on Facebook, or any other site. Even grown ups are not being active enough and being addicted to networking.
Let’s be honest here, social networking is taking over, and everyone is addicted to it… I’m one of them; I am always on Facebook, twitter, Skype and all that good stuff because that’s how I can stay connected with my family and friends. It’s not a bad thing to use any kind of social network, there’s a positive side and a negative side to it like I mentioned before. It’s good to use it because it helps business grow better and we can communicate with others around the world, BUT let’s not forget how children are using the networks staying on YouTube watching videos or creating account on Facebook etc, instead of them going outside and enjoying outside have a fresh air. Social networks are part of our lives now, and we can’t deny it.