You have seen the following news items in the newspaper
Video games, internet, cell phones and other high-tech gear are just part of growing up in a digital world. But parents are concernend about the amount of time children spent with these and worry that it might be distracting and cramping academic and social developement .
Using the information given above along with describing both the benefits and drawbacks of using these high-tech devices.
Such questions need to be attempted on your own to test your creative writing skills. However, these points might help you elaborate:
- Technological advancement has made life easier for humans.
- Manual labour has been replaced by machines that have made most tasks simpler.
- Computers and internet are perhaps the most vital and influential invention of the modern age.
- As a student, there are benefits from access to unlimited information regarding various topics on the Internet.
- The Internet also provides a means of connecting with one's friends and relatives through social networking sites.
- In the recent times, e-socialising has become a powerful medium for garnering support for a socially relevant cause.
- We can keep in touch with people across continents and share in each other's happiness and sorrow..
- Technological advancement has led to industrialisation that has resulted in pollution of the environment.
- The pictures and information posted on these sites can sometimes be misused by anti-social elements.
- Wrong information is shared by hackers, misleading and suggestive comments are made and safety of individuals is compromised.
- People have been cheated and duped by criminals using information from their posts on websites.
- Young and impressionable girls have been targeted by sex offenders.
- Man has become dependent on machines; this has led to humans suffering from many diseases due to their sedentary lifestyle.
- Children have become far removed from reality as they get immersed in the virtual world. Playing games for hours on the mobile and computer distracts children from academics and other activities.