Most of the people around the world who has an access to the internet and owns a computer or a smartphone is likely to use the social networking sites. Out of them the most popular is the Facebook. Some people argue that these sites have a negative impact on a person as well as the society. I partially agree with the given argument.
On one hand, the online network platform enables people to connect with each other through the internet. These mediums
serves as a major news source to their users. Apart from that, people get to understand trends, gossip and events ongoing around them.
, I personally use Facebook as a news source because it's more convenient than traditional news broadcasting system through a television and a newspaper.
get to know what my friends, leaders and the favourite celebrities activity.
gives us power to directly interact with a political leader, actor and author through comments on their posts.
On the other hand
, these mediums bear a major challenge
as spreading of fake news, sharing of inappropriate contain and manipulation of thought.
, it is evident that during the presidential election in the United States a Facebook played an important role to manipulate opinion of the general public by spreading false news of a Hillary Clinton. Eventually, she was defeated.
, people are flooded with a negative content, which sometimes cause frustration to an individual.
To conclude, if it is used in an appropriate way it can serve as a communication platform, news source and medium get and share idea.
way, it can
go out of control and manipulate the prospective of person.
, social media when used properly can give us an amazing power of the technology and vice versa.