Turn off your phone; disconnect from the Internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to, and disengage when you need to. Technology is a good servant but a bad master.
I will say misuse of the internet by youth is one of the most ill-timed problems of this era. The worst hits are the teenagers who do not know what they are doing on the internet and when they realize the situation is out of control. The current scenario is such that. Youth loves to be in the latest trends and more than relatives they have Facebook friends.
The Internet makes you closer to the person far from you
But what about the people who are near you
Now let’s hit the nail on head. With the excessive use of internet number of health diseases are also increasing by an alarming rate in the youngsters some of the major diseases are myopia, hypermetropia and the most fatal one is Internet Addiction Syndrome sounds exotic?
Internet Addiction Syndrome refers to a situation when a person is excessively addicted to social media and internet such that it starts affecting the daily routine of an individual. The situation is so alarming that to overcome this lethal syndrome certain rehabilitation centers are established.
A few years back, an online game called Blue Whale stirred up hornet’s nest when it was the reason of numerous deaths across the globe and to add fuel to the fire major victims of this tragic game were teenagers. According to the media reports the "Blue Whale challenge" was reported to be an online "suicide game" aimed at teenagers.
Winner winner chicken dinner ……This phrase hardly needs an introduction. It is like a feather in the cap for today’s youth. Let the cat out of the bag. PUBG entered the gaming world like a storm and in a few hours, it became the trending game. This game’s main plot is based on the lone survivor. Players fight with each other to get ammunition and supplies. The last man standing wins the game.
The bad effects of addiction to PUBG are crystal clear these days. A recent media report tells that a young man from Madhya Pradesh drank acid mistaking it for water, while engrossed in the PUBG game. The youth was so busy in the game that he picked up the bottle of acid instead of a bottle of water and drank it.
Youth’s mind is very sensitive it takes whatever we give to it so positive programming is very important. India has youth power and skills like technology and innovations but these skills are not going to take our country to a height of glory. it will only happen if we harness our youth power in the right direction after all youth is the pillar of the nation.
In the present time, our country's youth is getting distracted by the terrorist groups like ISIS through the internet as the terror groups are recruiting youngsters online and a terrorist sitting in Syria can easily misguide anyone in India or any part of the world.
There has been an alarming increase in cyber-crimes and frauds. Most cybercrime is an attack on information about individuals, corporations, or governments. Although the attacks do not take place on a physical body, they do take place on the personal or corporate virtual body, which is the set of informational attributes that define people and institutions on the Internet.
Many times human traffickers also use social media as one of their main tools to trap youth of the country and make them indulge in bad acts and then exert pressure on them to get into filthy jobs. So beware of the content you see on the internet.
At sum and substance as we all know excess of everything is bad. So we should use the internet in such a way that we can do wonders with it. Internet should not be considered as a medium of entertainment only. We have numerous online platforms where we can polish up our skills.