Good afternoon teachers, students and adjudicators.
I am the second speaker for the affirmative team so therefore, I strongly believe that Facebook is a terrible way to communicate with your peers.
It can damage your social life and your relationships between your friends and family members.
For bullies, Facebook is an opportunity to harass victims, leaving them depressed and mentally unstable. Victims that experience cyber bullying can find it difficult to escape from and can even end up being cyber stalked, which is where they are tracked down. Cyber bullying can become very severe and there have even been some where the victim has decided to commit suicide.
Facebook is actually bad for your health in a number if ways.
Continuously staring at a screen an damage your eyes.
The Facebook games are a complete waste of time. Why should you go plant a plant in a virtual world when you can be helping the environment by planting one in the real world.
In the 350 million users on Facebook, 67% of them are between the ages of 13 -25. More than 35 million users update their status every day. 2.5 billion Photos are added each month.
The highest age groups who use Facebook are teenagers. Most of them keep the website running whenever they are using the computer and general teens nowadays are always on the computer, if they aren’t in school/college or when they aren’t asleep. I feel that teens should be focused on their school work or be socializing with their friends in person or exercising. Facebook is just changing the new generation of youngsters completely because the teenage life is one of the most important stages of life and wasting it on Facebook is not encouraging this in anyway. It is also a complete distraction to their mind; like nowadays when all their homework and research are on ICT, they would get diverted into Facebook just to check if there was anything updated among their friends.
Remember back in the good old days, when teens...