The Internet has revolutionized the way of living in today’s generation. Modern life has become easier and the people of the world have to thanks to the immense contribution of the internet technology to communication and information sharing. It is a source of communication, business, and making new friends through social media, searching information and lots more.
But apart from all the benefits that internet has provided us, it has made our life more complicated too.
We will discuss those facts about the internet which if you don’t stop now may destroy you.
- Addiction to Internet games
The games played on the Internet can become very addictive and are often designed to be addictive. These online games may give you so much entertainment which makes you spend a lot of time on the Internet without doing anything productive.
- Lack of direct communication
People find it easier to communicate through the Internet instead of the traditional direct way. They prefer to discuss over Messenger, Whatsapp or other apps available on the Internet. This affects the relationships with friends and family. In a research found that face to face communication in teamwork helps people build mutual trust, creative and provide a higher result.
- Lack of creativity
The Internet is a source of unlimited information. This feature benefits users by quick access to needed info at ease. When everything is available, there is no need for creativity. Students use the information from the internet for their assignments and projects. They don’t require to pay much effort which reduced the art of creativity. The same situation happens to not only students but also to users at any age.
- Distance from family time
When people spend most of their time on surfing the Internet, they become insensitive to the real life and people around them, including members of their own family. For many students, the Internet is the only friend they have. The time for family, for parents is replaced by hours of Internet browsing. They ignore the family and hesitate to talk or interact with other members.
- Cyber bullying
Anyone who has spent time on the Internet has encountered trolls or abusive people. With the highly-social nature of the modern Internet, the instances of cyber bullying are sadly not uncommon. The wicked comments or opinion embarrasses the victims which often leads them to suicidal attempts. The effect is worst on students and teenagers which drive them insane and finally to suicide.
Excessive use this internet also leads to insomnia, a sleeping disorder. People often stay up late at night to check their Facebook or Instagram which has become a habit and believe me, it is not easy to get rid of it. Therefore, save yourself by turning off your Internet early tonight and build up a good habit of sleeping early.
- Waste of time
If you spend too much time on the Internet, you will have to cut down on time for other activities. A lot of students spend most of their time just on watching films, surfing Facebook and playing games instead of learning or doing other meaningful activities. When people use the Internet a lot, they will also lack time for physical activities such as playing sports.