Some people think that social networking sites have a huge negative impact on both individuals and society. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

In recent years, people spend more
on social networking sites rather than in other activities. It is argued by some that
trend has a negative effect on both individuals, as well as, on society. I partially agree with exertion and the ensuing paragraphs will illustrate how
trend is affecting negatively and what are the positive aspects of
To begin
Accept space
social networking sites have the capacity for glue people with them and they forget about other things around them.
, these sites made people addictive and they lose control over their will power and spend more
in the virtual world, rather, living in reality.
, by using computer screens for a long period of
, people become victims of certain diseases like eyesight issues, depression and anxiety.
, in order to forget their real life problems they find an escape in fantasy world of social media, which becomes a great hindrance to face difficulties of life.
For instance
, they stop performing their duties on
face more problems.
, social networking sites have much tendency to create negative vibes than positive ones. On the flip side, there is a brighter picture, too. These sites have become a complete industry, where people can launch their talents and they are earning profits significantly.
, these sites are becoming hub of knowledge and people can get any kind of information in just a single click.
For example
, people, nowadays, have less difficulty to find anything of their choice, by comparing and contrasting qualities of things online.
, if one uses these sites for gaining commercial success or for getting information, it has more of a positive aspects than a negative one. To conclude, I would like to reiterate that these sites have both negative as well as positive aspects. Users should be wise enough to spend their
wisely. If they use it wisely to get benefit, they will get it,
they could
become a prey to its negative side.
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Topic Vocabulary:
  • social isolation
  • virtual interactions
  • mental health
  • feelings of inadequacy
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • misinformation
  • destabilize
  • privacy concerns
  • data breaches
  • productivity
  • foster connections
  • educational content
  • social activism
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