Δευτέρα, 3 Ιουλίου 2017

Social media and you!




So, what do you think the people "devined" by the magician should have done to protect their privacy?


The new generation is called the Millennials and are digital natives. Children today seem to be born with a remote
planted in their heads and a keyboard installed
as an extension to their fingers!  



Watch this video and read this text about social media.
Then do the quiz to see how much you've understood.
You can read the text as many times as you want to get all answers right!


Language Point
You may say you didn't need to see the video to realise the problem. Do you need to revise Modal Verbs, though? Well, here's a tutorial and practice activities for you. ...

Then write an argumentative essay in the canvas on  social media. What are  some positive and negative aspects of using social media for young people?  How do you think they can affect the lives of people who are involved? Use your own experiences as exmples.

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  1. Social media and social networking seem to play an imperative part of peoples lives around the world. There are some who debate whether it is improving or crippling communication skills. Sitting behind a computer communicating with cyber friends can be easy and fun but can weaken a person's verbal communication skills. Below are the advantages and disadvantages of social media.

    In the on hand the first and main advantage of the social media is connectivity. People from anywhere can connect with anyone.Regardless of the location and religion. The beauty of social media is that you can connect with anyone to learn and share your thoughts. Second social media has a lot of benefits for the students and teachers. It is very easy to educate from others who are experts and professionals the social media. You can follow anyone to learn from him/her and enhance your knowledge about any field. Regardless of your location and education background you can educate yourself, without paying for it. Third you can share your issues with the community to get help and giddiness. Whether it is helping in term of money or in term of advice, you can get it from the community you are connected with.

    In the other hand some disadvantagew of social media is Personal data and privacy can easily be hacked and shared on the Internet. Which can make financial losses and loss to personal life. Similarly, identity theft is another issue that can give financial losses to anyone by hacking their personal accounts. Several personal twitter and Facebook accounts have been hacked in the past and the hacker had posted materials that have affected the individuals personal lives. This is one of the dangerous disadvantages of the social media and every user is advised to keep their personal data and accounts safe to avoid such accidents.In addition most of the people have used the social media platform to propose and marry each other. However, after some time they turn to be wrong in their decision and part ways. Similarly, couples have cheated each other by showing the fake feelings and incorrect information.

    To sum up , to be fair and honest we need to mention that social media has its positive outcomes and has it drawbacks as well. As it have been relived in this article at the end it is your choice to either use social media in a positive way and benefit from it in your social and academic life, or fall as victim of social media's negative impacts.

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