The Internet And Its Effect On Society

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In today’s world, the internet is the leading source of information and the leading way of communication. Every year, technology improves, and so does society’s dependence on it. The use of the internet has made a huge impact in the society causing controversy. Social media can help people to communicate and to be in touch with their families and friends, but it can also disconnect people from reality. This can be seen in today 's new generations, since children and adolescents tend to be more involved in their virtual life than in their actual life. The internet can be dangerous for unsupervised middle school students; for example, since they expose their information, and they have access to everything on the internet. Parents of middle school students should monitor their children’s use of smartphones, social media, and the internet.
To begin, parents of middle school students should monitor their children’s use of smartphones. Cell Phones have consistently been the most convenient way of communication, since they allow individuals to call others wherever they want, but in today’s society the use of cellphones has drastically changed. Now, people rely on their smartphones for almost everything. Not only are they used to call others wherever is wanted, but people can also have access to the internet at all times. However, in middle school students, this cannot be found as a potential benefit. Adolescents are most likely to become addicted to their smartphones because of the
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