Internet Helps Teenagers Communicate

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The Internet Helps Teenagers Communicate

Abstract
The internet is good way for teenagers to communicate with each other and helps them to do better in school and with their writing abilities. It allows them to express themselves openly and learn about new ideas that they would otherwise have no access to. Social media such as Myspace and Facebook are a great way for teenagers to talk with their peers and keep in contact with friends and family. They would lose touch with these people without the social media.

The Internet Helps Teenagers Communicate The internet gives teenagers an open forum and endless supply of information. They are able to write blogs, or make a website about something that interests them. They are
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Blogging Blogging is like the journal or diary of the 21st century. It allows the teenagers to express themselves and write about whatever topic they are interested in. It could be their day to day activities or they might write about sports or a school activity. Teenagers write more with the availability of blogs. They can share information that they feel is relevant and share it with their friends. This helps them to become better writers. Teenagers seem to use more proper grammar in their blogs than they would while using instant messaging or texting.
Internet Prepares Teenagers for Success The internet helps prepare the teenagers for success in college and the work force. The skills they develop by using the internet such as writing, multitasking, using current technology, and networking are all useful skills. The teenagers have access to an unlimited amount of information. They might not know everything but they do know how to find the information. The average teenager spends “16.7 hours a week reading and writing online” (Goldwasser, Amy, 2009, p. 239). This time could be wasted playing video games, watching television, or causing trouble. The internet allows teenagers to spend their time reading, and writing. They are voluntarily spending their time usefully even if they don’t realize that what they are doing is developing valuable skills for themselves.
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