“The explosive growth of social media, smartphones and digital devices is transforming our kids lives, in school and at home.” ,as said in the article, ‘Is the Internet hurting children?”, by Chelsea Clinton and James P. Steyer. The Internet is beneficial to many people because of all of the different social media and how there's different ways individuals can use it. The Internet is benefiting society because of its convenience and excessive knowledge.
The internet is beneficial because of it’s convenience. As told in the article, “Internet Issues” by Leigh Goessl, “Before computers and the internet, people used to have to physically travel to locations to bank, shop, file applications or take care of government requirements...” In other words, being able to just go on the web and not having to travel makes things easier and faster. For example, filling applications can easily be done on computer instead of having to find folders and having a lot of papers all over the place. The article also states, “Tasks today can be completed at lightening speed due to the amazing ability of computer processing.” This means, the internet helps many to quickly do what they need to accomplish without the hassle of having to physically go somewhere to finish a task. As you can see, by using the internet people can successfully do other tasks, quicker.
The internet is advantageous because it increases a person knowledge. As said in the article, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” by Peter Norvig,“...the internets information lets us think better and faster... Internet users are more likely to be exposed to diversity of ideas.” This means, the internet is used by a lot of different people so if someone is searching they will get a diverse set of answers or ideas, which will expand their knowledge about the topic. Ultimately, the internet is very useful because many people use it. Furthermore,”...the wealth of information to be found on the internet is beyond measure.Individuals literally have a global resource to access and find what they are looking for.”, as said in the article,”Internet Issues” by Leigh Goessl. In other words, there is so much to find on the internet that people can search what they need and learn more. When we didn't have this resources we had to physically go to the library and look through a book to find out about a topic which would take long but using the web lets you find more information and faster. The web gives you exactly the information a person needs and more so it can expand their ideas and knowledge.
Some research suggests, the internet is harmful because it affects an individual's brain BADLY. In the article,“Is Internet Hurting Children?” by Chelsea...