Mobile phone and internet usage has become part of our life style. Mobile has become like anorgan in our body, in all times we keepmobile in our pocket or hand. Even when we are sleeping we keep our mobile phones next to us. So in a way, mobile phone and internet has become soothing to our mind which is unavoidable. Studies have shown that during the Corona periods there has been 80% increase in the use of mobile phone and internet, some of these usages are unavoidable as the schools had started conducting online classes and also the adults have started working from home.
Browsers are the door to enter in to internet. Have you evernoticed the logo of browsers like explorer andMozilla. These are all related to earth. That is a true, the internet and browser are create a separate worldthat is called e-world.
For college students, internet has always been helpful. Most of us whenever we have a doubt we opt to browse and find the results rather that referring books. Internet has now become so user friendly that within the click of a second we get all the information required. But internet has also effected young minds to a great extent. Few years back, the game PUBG and Blue whale had a great impact of many young adults and teens. There were even suicides that were taking place due to addiction to these games. Online social Medias and games seem very fancy, but again if it is used in moderation it may be a source of entertainment excess use may result in addiction which can have negative impact on our day to day lives. Internet addiction can impact our interpersonal relationships with peers and family. Sometimes the individuals become so addicted to internet usage that they even isolate themselves from the external world. Clinical disorders like anxiety and depression can also arise.
If you ever find yourself a victim to internet addiction, it is always better to seek a professional help. Conscious efforts like keeping a fixed time for internet usage may also help in several ways. In the 21st century, internet has made our lives so convenient that we can see young children to older adults are always on internet or any social media, it has become like we are now dependent on internet to fulfil our needs.