The internet is a global network of inter -linked networks that mainly provide wireless interactive communication. The internet was developed in 1969. It was only in the 1990s that it became available to the public.
The internet has also led to a complete transformation in communication, availability of knowledge as well as social interaction. However there are some positive and negative effects of the internet on the society.
Postive effects of internet
It provides effective communication using emailing, and instant messaging service to any part of the world.
A bundle of Information
Through internet we can access the latest news From any part of the world without depending on the TV or newspaper. We can gain wide information related to any topic without depending on the books.
It save time
It improves business interaction and transaction, saving on vital time. Banking and shopping online made life less complicated and it save time and energy.
Negative Effects of internet
Anxiety, depression and sadness
Teenagers and kids Who spends most of the their time in the virtual world gradually move away from the real world and start living in a world of fantasy. And when they are unable to access the internet service they start experiencing anxiety, depression and sadness.
Lack of social interaction
Those who spend a lot of time on the internet end up developing close relationship, friendship or intimate relationship with a lot of individuals. Internet addicts often end up isolating themselves from their families and peers.
Unable to keep schedules
Those who spend a lot of time on the internet they are unable to keep track of the time they spend most of the time in doing browsing, chatting, watching movies and playing video games. As a result, they are not able to keep up with Their schedules.
So, we can conclude that internet has both the negative as well as positive effects on the society. We should not totally depend upon it, we should use it for the limited time.