Essay on Instant Messaging

Internet Slang

This can also be Illustrated by a new study which found that that two-thirds of U. S. Teenagers use Internet writing shortcuts, such as emoticons and Informal abbreviations, In their written schoolwork. Many students said they “accidentally” use Internet shortcuts such as emoticons, or symbols Like for “smile,” and common abbreviations, such as “LOL” for […]

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The Effects of Prolonged Internet Usage on the Academic Results of Preteens and Teenagers

The Effects of Prolonged Internet Usage on the Academic Results of Preteens and Teenagers Date: 19th December 2011 Supervisor: Ms. Kumudini Sarathchandra Student Details: Dharshan Jayalath2010102 Shehara Gamage2010017 Lahiru Gunasekara2010094 Table of Contents 1. Background3 2. Problem Domain5 3. Research Question7 4. Conceptual Model9 5. Hypothesis10 6. Operationalisation of the Conceptual Model11 7. Methodology12 8. […]

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Types of Internet Users

The Internet is one of the most powerful tools in the world; it allows people to do more tasks than any other piece of current technology. The Internet can replace several things altogether in one’s life: telephone, the postal system, physical shopping, banking at the bank, and even dating. With so much available on the […]

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Sexting: Mobile Phone and Highly Charged Issues

Sexting – teens sending sexually explicit photos of themselves via cell phones, email, or instand message – has become the latest in a line of highly charged issues involving kids and the internet. Sexting has become a widespread occurance that has destroyed lives and has caused emotional distress to many teenagers and young adults. Sexting […]

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Texting in Teenager Life

As technology has grown, the ways to get in touch with someone instantly have as well. With the advent of cell phone and the Internet, we’ve become accustomed to being able to find out what someone is doing, right now, at all hours. Especially, for America’s teens, cell phones have become a vital social tool […]

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Advantage and Disadvantage Instant Messaging and Wikis

1. Introduction With the advent of the Internet technology, the computer-based communication technologies are increasingly applied to communication. The new technologies including instant messaging and wikis exert favorable and adverse effects in diverse scopes, especially business. Business and trading are negotiated through Internet so that business now enjoy far more convenience and efficiency than in […]

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Media Blackout

For the past 48 hours, I have eliminated all the use of media except for emergencies, work, and anything to do with school. In general, “media” refers to various means of communication. For example, television, radio, the internet, books, and the newspaper are different types of media. The term can also be used as a […]

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