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Connecting With People Essay

Some people say that the Internet is making the world smaller by bringing people together. To what extent do you agree that the internet is making it easier for people to communicate with one another?

In today?s world due to the advancement of technology new inventions are coming into existence. It is true that ‘Necessity is a mother of invention’. Internet is just like a wonder box, which contains every type of information. it has also proved a very important tool to connect people with one another.

In today’s modernized era nobody has sufficient time to write letters to their loved ones. it also takes longer to send or receive any informationthe Internet is the easiest way to send messages to our loved ones. Communication can be either in the form of e-mail or through text messages sent via to mobile phones. We can send and receive messages straight .

today’s young generation mostly prefers to do chatting through the Internet. During such chatting we can write messages and get replies straight away. voice chatting is . the advantages and disadvantages resemble two sides of one coin, also some downsides, causing people health problems poor eye-sight, back ache or migraines. Today’s teenagers usually prefer to spend their time on the internet rather than in other physical activities, which causing them to have a weaker physical health.

To conclude, I would like to say that the Internet is one of the most modernized and most successful tools, not only for regarding every field in a very short period of time.

This is a great essay, well done! Remember, ‘the Internet’ is a proper noun, currently, there is only one. Pay attention to your punctuation – many commas are missing after linking words. Otherwise, the essay is well argued and set out.





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Written by: Asim Razaon January 7, 2017.


Different types of media

  • Print media
  • Electronic media

Social media and its types

  • Blogs and micro-blogs (Twitter)
  • Social networking sites (Facebook)
  • Social commerce (Amazon, Alibaba)
  • Social media news (Digg)
  • VolP Software (Skype, MSN)

Social Media as a source of connecting people

  • Connecting with unknown people belonging to other nations and states
  • Connecting with the people one already knows, irrespective of their location(s)
  • Possibility of staying connected with others round the clock
  • Little cost of maintaining connection
  • Fast and speedy connectivity
  • Easy tracing of lost contacts
  • Benefits of connectivity through social media

Social benefits

  • Shares information
  • Upgrades living standards
  • Serves as a source of education
  • Eliminates social biases

Political benefits

  • Spreads political awareness
  • Assists in political decision-making
    o Arab Spring 2011
    o General Elections 2013 in Pakistan
  • Highlights public issues and grievances

Economic benefits

  • Gives information on economic opportunities
  • Provides platform for economic activities
  • Renders assistance in economic decision- making

Religious benefits

  • Imparts religious education
  • Eliminates religious biases
  • Serves as a platform for religious preaching

Administrative benefits

  • Serves as source of information-sharing
  • Assists in quick decision-making
  • Helps in ensuring better governance

Social media as a source of disconnect of the people

  • Weakening of family bonds
  • Decrease in traditional get together
  • Decline in sports activities
  • Scarcity of time

A glimpse over some other evils of social media

  • Spoil of moral values
  • Wastage of time
  • Acts of cheating and fraud
  • Deleterious impacts on health
  • Promotion of hatred and antagonism
  • Unreliability of information

Causes of evils of social media

  • Absence of proper control mechanism
  • Poor performance of regulatory authorities
  • No focus on character-building in educational institutes
  • Absence of other recreational facilities
  • Easy availability of technology
  • Cheaper  access to social media sites
  • Incognito access to social media sites

Recommendations for eliminating the harmful impacts of social media

  • Application of some mandatory filters and controls
    o At national level
    o At local level
  • Launching of awareness campaigns
  • Enactment of stringent laws
  • Effective role of regulatory authorities
  • Effective role of education sector in character-building
  • Provision of better sports and recreational facilities
  • Enhancement of service cost

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Asim Raza

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The writer is a PAS officer from 38th CTP, currently serving as Director Admin & Finance, Gilgit Development Authority. He can be reached at:

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