Pros & Cons of social networking

Social Networking has changed the way we communicate, do business, get our daily news fix and so much more. But is it really all it’s cracked up to be?

That depends on who you talk to and how you’re using it. A site like facebook could serve as an opportunistic launching pad for a new business owner, or it could be an inescapable source of negative peer pressure for a young teen. There are pros and cons to everything in life.

Pros of Social Networking
  • Ability to connect to other people all over the world. …
  • Easy and instant communication.
  • Real-time news and information discovery.
  • Great opportunities for business owners.
  • General fun and enjoyment.
  • Information overwhelm.
  • Privacy issues
  • Social peer pressure and cyber bullying.
  • Cons of social Networking

    • Lacks Emotional Connection.
    • Gives People a License to be Hurtful.
    • Decreases Face-to-face Communication Skills.
    • Conveys Inauthentic Expression of Feelings.
    • Diminishes Understanding and Thoughtfulness.
    • Causes Face-to-Face Interactions to Feel Disconnected.
    • Facilitates Laziness.

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