Is social networking good or bad?
Although social networking sites provide many benefits to computer users, it has negative effects. Philippines is one of the countries that has a large number of online subscribers, so positive or negative effects would have a big impact. Knowing that it is very popular, we should consider what we are getting ourselves into.
It is undeniable that it helps us in many ways. Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo provide a platform for exchanging pictures or videos with relatives to see how each are doing. They offer an easy and effortless way to communicate with friends, family and others with whom due to time and distance constraints we otherwise are not able to get in touch with or communicate (Kaur, 2011). Social networking sites let us communicate with people in a hassle-free method. By logging in, you can actually send and receive messages within the country or abroad, place does not matter. Everything is within your reach.
Besides friends, social networks help bind distinct people and varied cultures with a common interest (Naina, 2011). Social networking sites is a place for interaction. Knowing that it is used worldwide, people use this opportunity to get to know people with the same likes as they have. They make friends and communicate about the stuff that they are both interested in. It’s becoming a ground for people to form groups. It is helpful for people who are not good in making friends in real life so they can practice it in the virtual world.
According to Pruitt, Business sites such as LinkedIn allow you to make contacts in a large range of industries and promote your products and services. Businesses use this to give information to customers with their products or services. They can post their latest merchandise or promotions that they want to advertise without spending a cent. This is a good method of disseminating information about your products because there are a lot of possible...