SOCIAL NETWORKS
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STEP 1: Brief Introduction
INTRO

Social media has grown tremendously in the last few years. From 2006 onwards the growth rate is unexpectedly very high. Specially Facebook and Twitter have grown much faster and captured millions of users in just a few years. The way technology is growing, it is obvious that more and more people are going to grasp its benefits. It has brought a lot of advantages for the society. From progressed nations to under-developed countries, every nation is utilizing the power of social media to enhance life and use it for the bitterness of the people.

However, on the other hand it has also affected the society in the negative way. Just like anything which can be used for both good and bad, social media have also provided the negative and positive ways for the people. It is all about the usage and getting things done positively by using the power of social media. It is in the hands of the user to use to its advantage. But willingly or unwillingly it can still have negative impacts on the users. Today in this article I am going to discuss both the advantages and disadvantages of the social media for the society.

FIRST IMPRESSION:
PROS OPINION

Ability to connect to other people all over the world. One of the most obvious pros of using social networks is the ability to instantly reach people from anywhere. Use Facebook to stay in touch with your old high school friends who've relocated all over the country, get on Google Hangouts with relatives who live halfway around the world, or meet brand new people on Twitter from cities or regions you've never even heard of before.

Easy and instant communication. Now that we're connected wherever we go, we don't have to rely on our landlines, answering machines or snail mail to contact somebody. We can simply open up our laptops or pick up our smartphones and immediately start communicating with anyone on platforms like Twitter or one of the many social messaging apps available.

General fun and enjoyment. You have to admit that social networking is just plain fun sometimes. A lot of people turn to it when they catch a break at work or just want to relax at home. Since people are naturally social creatures, it's often quite satisfying to see comments and likes show up on our own posts, and it's convenient to be able to see exactly what our friends are up to without having to ask them directly.

SECOND IMPRESSION:
CONS OPINION

Information overwhelm. With so many people now on social media tweeting links and posting selfies and sharing YouTube videos, it sure can get pretty noisy. Becoming overwhelmed by too many Facebook friends to keep up with or too many Instagram photos to browse through isn't all that uncommon. Over time, we tend to rack up a lot of friends and followers, and that can lead to lots of bloated news feeds with too much content we're not all that interested in.

Privacy issues. With so much sharing going on, issues over privacy will always be a big concern. Whether it's a question of social sites owning your content after it's posted, becoming a target after sharing your geographical location online, or even getting in trouble at work after tweeting something inappropriate – sharing too much with the public can open up all sorts of problems that sometimes can't ever be undone.

Social peer pressure and cyber bullying. For people struggling to fit in with their peers – especially teens and young adults – the pressure to do certain things or act a certain way can be even worse on social media than it is at school or any other offline setting. In some extreme cases, the overwhelming pressure to fit in with everyone posting on social media or becoming the target of a cyberbullying attack can lead to serious stress, anxiety and even depression.

Online interaction substitution for offline interaction. Since people are now connected all the time and you can pull up a friend's social profile with a click of your mouse or a tap of your smartphone, it's a lot easier to use online interaction as a substitute for face-to-face interaction. Some people argue that social media actually promotes antisocial human behaviour.



THIRD IMPRESSION:
DISCUSSION
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Laís Lu
2:17 PM
Nicole B, What is it?
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Laís Lu
2:16 PM
Cyber bullying is bad but real bullying is way worse! Dont you think?
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Laís Lu
2:16 PM
I cant live without tic toc! hahahhahha
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OlesiaH
8:32 AM
Nicole B, how are you?
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Nicole B
10:23 AM
ASHOTICK
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Nicole B
10:20 AM
WE LOVE PUTIN
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AlejandroP
10:20 AM
Russia is the best
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Nicole B
10:19 AM
Yedinaya Rossiya
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Nicole B
10:18 AM
За Единую России 💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻
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Nicole B
10:16 AM
Единая Россия 💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻
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Fedya
10:07 AM
Im tadzik
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Maxim Frolenko
10:06 AM
soyus nerushimij
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Maxim Frolenko
10:06 AM
soyus nerushimij
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Veronika
10:05 AM
Im cucumber!
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Maxim Frolenko
10:05 AM
soyus nerushimij
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Maxim Frolenko
10:05 AM
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SashaAgranovskaya
10:03 AM
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Fedya
10:03 AM
Im tadzik
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Fedya
10:02 AM
Im tadzik
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Nicole B
8:28 AM
i am 12
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Valeriya K
8:27 AM
Hello from Russia
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Valeriya K
8:27 AM
Hello from Russia
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Yaroslav Novikov
8:26 AM
cool
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Yaroslav Novikov
8:26 AM
norm
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Yaroslav Novikov
8:26 AM
l
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Maria K
8:26 AM
Hello from Russia!
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Nicole B
8:26 AM
I am from Russia
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Ivan G
8:26 AM
hi every one
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Yaroslav Novikov
8:26 AM
hi friends
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Nicole B
8:25 AM
ПрИвЕт
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Valeriya K
8:15 AM
Sometimes
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Valeriya K
8:14 AM
Sometimes
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Neculea Otilia
8:52 AM
In my opinion social media is a good way to comunicate with your friends and with other people around the world! On the other side I spend a lot of time on Instagram and TikTok and it makes me forget about the homework 🤣🤙
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Theodor Paris
4:20 PM
Also the social networks could be bad if not used properly, because it leads to virtual bullying, it puts pressure on some people and also on the internet there are a lot of cybernetic attacks, hackers that can easily break into you accounts and steal you
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Theodor Paris
4:20 PM
I think that the social networks and their evolution is important in our lives because it makes our life a lot easier and they give us a lot of information that we knew or didn't knew about. In conclusion the social networks are almost essential in our li
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Roihan Akhmad Iqbal
3:56 AM
Hello people
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Eloy Díaz
8:50 AM
I cant imagine my life without Facebook and twitter !!
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Madariss 5
6:35 PM
How can we save the planet?? In fact, the Earth is facing serious problems due to different types of pollution. One effects of pollution on our planet is the global warming phenomenon..Are there any solutions that students can adopt at school to raise peo
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Madariss 5
6:31 PM
Thank you for sharing your opinion..i do totally agree ...
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Oksana Andriyenko
4:29 PM
I get annoyed by a lot of advertising
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Oksana Andriyenko
4:29 PM
I get annoyed by a lot of advertising
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Mikolas A
10:54 AM
There you can find new friends and information.
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Evelyn J
8:53 PM
It is wasting time. But i like it.
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Diana P
5:44 PM
This is a good way to communicate with those who are far away
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Madhuri Mukherjee
5:04 PM
I choose real people in real life!
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Rachit Roshan
4:53 PM
We spend too much time online. It is not good for familis!
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Camila R
3:32 PM
Sometimes it is fun, but it can be dangerous.
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Kamila A
12:08 PM
i like social networks
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Kamila A
12:08 PM
very interesting!
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Moumen. A
7:31 PM
actually, no one can deny the fact that social networks play a great role in our life which is positive. But the problem is the overuse of them and consequently waste our precious time which should be spent on reading
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Alex C
9:56 AM
i think social networks take a lot of time from our lives