No doubt that the internet has changed our world. It has given us access to more information that we might possibly use, it let us communicate and given us the power to produce and publish. However, all this comes at a cost and the cost is the destruction of our social lives. A research shows that surfing reduces the sleep and stop us from seeing our friends and even our work output reduces by almost 25%.
Here are 10 Ways The Internet Has Ruined Your Life:
- Constant exhibition of photographs and videos
With the coming of the internet, you can never get enough of clicking and getting clicked! Can you?
- All the disagreements come to an end with Googling
You can never contradict anyone without them or someone else taking out their phone and Googling the right answer.
- There is nothing like living for the moment
Whether you are a concert or sporting event or partying with friends, you are more involved in taking the videos or posting updates on social media sites and forget that it is important to get involved in the real even and enjoying it.
- Fewer reasons to go outside
The reasons to step outside the home have decreased. Now you need not go out to shop groceries or shop latest fashion clothes and accessories or meet friends. Soon the time will come when people will turn into creatures only peering into the screens.
- You feel there is a constant battle of who’s got a better life
Thanks to social media, you are always in a constant battle of who’s got a better life. Every time you log on to social media and see someone has a better time than yours, you start to feel disheartened.
- The CD collection once you were proud of is now worthless
Your CD collection that you were proud of, is now the shrine of technological misadventure. Now these CDs are useless with the coming of online music streaming.
- You are an Internet addict
Like a drug or substance addiction, the internet has also ruined our life. It is impossible to live without the internet even for a day. Most likely you will miss on all your day schedules without the Internet.
- Read reviews before buying any product
Earlier you used to go with your instinct or recommendation of your friends and family before buying electronic items or gadgets. Now, you spend hours reading the reviews and checking the statistics on the internet. In case if it doesn’t have four or four-and-half stars on Amazon, simply forget it. In most cases, one review frequently contradicts the next. At the end, you are more chaotic and less informed than before.
- It steals Your Time
Things on the internet were created to save time, but a lot of them actually do the opposite. Emails, social media updates, checking latest fashion, reading reviews and chats all eat a major chunk of your day’s time.
- You have turned into a complete hypochondriac
Got a pain in your back or left side? You run through millions of health sites that will make appear that you have everything from muscle pain to cancer. Do one favor, visit your General Physician before you actually start typing the symptoms.
How about putting internet to a good use and revisit some of the best comedy shows you watched as a child?