Social networksSocial networks aredefined as web-based sites that enable people to express themselves andidentify other people who share the same interests. Social networks are virtualcommunities that empower their users Sharing ideas and interests, as wellas making new friends and Social networks sites are a prominent media phenomenontoday, attracting a large number of people from society, especially youngpeople, as the most influential group in societies with the energy and changethey have. What impact? What is its importance in our reality? What is thepositive sides and negatives sides ?What hascharacterized the modern era is the tremendous progress in communicationtechnology, and the social networking pages of various types and forms. Thesemethods have emerged as a cultural achievement created by the giant creativeminds through the most advanced technologies, and these means of communicationhave great positive and negative effectsand we have some ofsocial networks changed the live like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram areamong the most popular social networking sites of the day. The goals of thesesites and other social networks are varied. Some of these networks are designedto connect people Some of them and make friends around the world, some ofwhich aim to create social networks within a certain scope and limited to aspecific category and area such as specialized networks design and imaging, forexample. The importance ofsocial networks :Social networks playan important role in many things, including-Gives human theopportunity to express himself and his interests, and share his thoughts andfeelings with those who share the same interest and ideas; since human issocial by nature and can not live in isolation from humanity.
– Allow people to share their specialoccasions,anywhere in the world, which has been very difficult in the past fordistances.- events and news whether political,economic, social, sports or artistic as they occur; information, photos andvideos can be exchanged quickly, as modern media have not been able to keeppace with them.- influence publicopinion clearly and in various aspects.Despite the importanceof social networks and their effective role in our lives, there are manyindividuals who misuse these networks to achieve corrupt interests, leading towasting time uselessly.the positive sides:Social networking hasmany positive it has made a big difference in the world of technology and theworld as a whole, Socialnetworking allows people to communicate wherever they are it enables meetingpeople with common ideas and enables job creation, The possibility of finding people withcommon interests, getting to know them, and communicating with them, The speed of news dissemination, Social networking is a source of pleasurefor some people, and it is done by following the latest newslettersthe negatives sides:the negative aspectsof social networking sites are so serious that they directly affect human lifeand security,some people exaggerate in giving importance to user reactions frominteractions, comments, poor sleep quality, due to the prolonged use of light-emittingelectronic devices, the user maybe at risk, especially when using these sites while driving the vehicle,may be a source of inconvenience,especially when the user receives a lot of news that may not be important tohim,a waste of time if not properly exploited; statistics have shown that 28%of the time spent on the use of the Internet is on Social networkingsites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and these networks make the user tofind people who want him like a partner at work, neighbors, celebrities andfriends. This communication makes you a larger society in an easy way in theelectronic environment but many misunderstand the original goal of havingsocial communication means with all these aspects there is a much biggernegative side a person has to show between aspects, according to Cornell University’s StevenStrogatz, social media sites can make it more difficult for us to distinguishbetween the meaningful relationships we foster in the real world, and thenumerous casual relationships formed through social media.
By focusing so muchof our time and psychic energy on these less meaningful relationships, our mostimportant connections, he fears, will weaken,social networks such as Facebookhave become the shortest way to divorce and separation between spouses. This isthe conclusion of a number of recent studies, most notably a study conducted bythe American Academy of Divorce Lawyers and another by The Independent newspaper,citing the Italian Bar Association.Facebook is at the top of all sites, withthe first suspect responsible for rising global divorce rates. Statisticsindicate that 20% of divorces in the United States are caused directly byFacebook. Theapplication of Whatsapp, according to the Lawyers Association, caused 40% ofdivorce cases in Italy, because of the ease of communication between men andwomen and the high rates of marital infidelity”The beginning of infidelity is usually through text messages viaFacebook and then the relationship evolves into Watsab,” the president ofthe association, Gian Ituri, says