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2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 2, PART H

Impact of internet on interpersonal relationships

Author(s): Dr Susan Sam
Gone are the days of relying on “Tortoise mail” to connect with people far away. Today everything and everyone is available at the touch of a button. Back in the early years of the internet, people felt that the internet would create a global village, transcending the boundaries of time and space. But on the other side today Internet is causing a multitude of social and psychological problems as it is affecting their social relations. Most of the people do not know each other, and even more likely that neighbors do not know a person’s friends or relatives.
Can online relationships be meaningful, perhaps even as meaningful as in-person to person relationships? It is easy enough to give information on the internet. And while it is impossible to change bedpans online.
Relationships are more than just acquaintances now. The Internet is a malleable and diverse technology, and its effects must differ, dependent on the purpose of its use. This paper is a review and it shows that technology like internet has limited the human aspect of socialization by creating an internet identity that depicts that human relations have developed into a character version of chameleon.
Pages: 473-476  |  1667 Views  1509 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Dr Susan Sam. Impact of internet on interpersonal relationships. Int J Home Sci 2019;5(2):473-476.

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