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What is the good effect of the Internet to our social lives?This is for my debate so...

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ohnoreen | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 29, 2012 at 9:40 PM via web

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What is the good effect of the Internet to our social lives?

This is for my debate so please?

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bullgatortail | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted March 1, 2012 at 4:25 AM (Answer #2)

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Just a few examples:

  1. Instant access to information formally found only in libraries and texts.
  2. Instant exchange of information as a much quicker alternative to snail mail and the telephone.
  3. Internet business and employment opportunities (such as eNotes). 
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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted March 1, 2012 at 4:35 AM (Answer #3)

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The Internet is a good way to find lost friends. I found my childhood best friend on Facebook just a few months before she died. I was glad we got to reconnect, if ever so briefly, after falling out of touch and each always wondering what had happened to the other.
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jpope1 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Associate Educator

Posted March 1, 2012 at 6:27 AM (Answer #4)

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The Internet gives wide access not only to information, but also to people's experiences. For example, I'm visiting a mountainous village in Greece soon, and there's no way I could have learned about other Americans' experiences there so easily as I have through the Internet. To me, that's the real value of the Internet: being able to "talk" to folks across the globe about thier own experiences, thoughts and opinions.
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cheezea | Student , Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted March 1, 2012 at 9:39 PM (Answer #5)

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1. A wide range of information that is easy to access and is readily available. Is more efficient than looking through shelves of books in the library.

2. Releases stress, get rid of boredom.

3. Social sites allow for communication with anyone, anywhere, and the sharing of pictures, videos, or ideas.

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megan-bright | (Level 1) Associate Educator

Posted March 2, 2012 at 2:17 AM (Answer #6)

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The internet really helps me to see other people's view points on various topics. In my social life offline, I only communicate with like-minded people in regards to religion, politics, etc. The internet really exposes me to the views of people who have completely opposite experiences from my own. It has helped to broaden my knowledge on many topics.

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loraaa | Student | Valedictorian

Posted March 3, 2012 at 3:41 AM (Answer #7)

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Internet helps communication between family members, "as in the case of travel or work."
There are very many benefits of the Internet:
Helps children to learn.
Search for a job or housing .. etc..
But there are also many drawbacks of the Internet,,,

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