A time while there was plenty of time available with everyone, when the most amazing news, gossips, stories, myths, and realities used to traversed from one mouth to the other. Most interesting and engaging narratives were granny’s fables. One to another’s communication was the most prominent medium of information sharing. Human being used to write letters for formal as well as informal purposes which used to reach to its destination in weeks. Hearing to national or international news was solely dependent on All India Radio and some scarcely available newspaper papers.
Communication was a time taking process altogether. Slowly this scenario changed and the place of All India Radio and newspaper papers were acquired by one of the most incredible innovation of human mind, television. Growing cities & growing Villages started in fluxing with televisions. The dope spread widely and more prominently to every nook and corner of our country. Number one, black & white and then, the colored boxes captured the prime location of every household.
On the complete families started sitting together on predetermined time slots to watch their favorite television shows on DD National and other private channels. Apart from television, newspapers also grew tremendously. Untaken, affordability and exception towards regional languages brought them closer to the common man. On the other print media, like weekly and monthly journals and magazines covering various topics of different genres started appearing on large scale. The tendency of knowledge and information mostly satiated through all these stuff. While information gathering and sharing changed its course substantially and the whole phenomenon of communication and news dissemination got circumscribed around Social Media.
Easy & available excess to internet led to mass level data penetration. It became a easy for a layman to search the latest news over internet and be updated about everything happening around the globe. Absolutely, this transpiration brought some splendid vicissitude in the manner Communication had been done so far in the world and in Different statistics show the estimated number of social users in India in 2019 will be around 258.27 million, up from close to 168 million in 2016. 2 years often hundred million new users will be on social media platform. Only Facebook is projected to reach close to 319 million users in India by 2021.
Isn’t it quite incredible? Different most popular social networking sites in India and across the globe are, Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, Skype, and Instagram. If we are talk about the advantages of these social networks, there are many such perks. A person locate in New York can chat anytime with his siblings in India instantly. We look in the past, it took days to send a photograph through post or courier, now any number of pictures can be sent anywhere in the world in seconds. In Days, one doesn’t need to wait for a newspaper or news channel to get updated about the latest news. From this media we watch movies to listening music, from sports to literature, from scientific knowledge to entertainment dose, everything is available on these social media platforms.
Without social media, life would inevitably vary. Interconnect with someone would have to be in person. It’s means that less time surfing on social networks and more time spent in real life. Query someone to hang out via social networks sounds easier and in case you get rejected you probably will not feel that hurt. But query someone out in the original life makes you feel jittery. Face appearance are seen, the cracking sound of your voice is heard and the beating rhythm of your heart can be felt. It is so easy to play it off behind the screen than face it out in reality. Select pick-up lines in real life makes the whole conversation awkward, the struggle becomes real when you have to compose a quick witty, flirtatious response and fail to do in the next 10 seconds before the conversation changes.
Living without social networks means no more daily uploading pictures of you or how your day is being carried out. It mean that no more likes and comments from your Instagram or Facebook profiles. There would be no need for you to make your “feed” look artsy and visually appealing, no more struggling to make your pictures attain the most likes and comments & it’s for your videos & lives to be most viewed. In the original life, the best picture of you is seen and taken with these innovative and all-natural devices called the Human Eyes. All world without social media allows you more time to meet and getting to know people. Your phone will no longer be the first thing you will look for in the morning or the last thing at night.
In this time hanging out moments, you feel more present without social media because you don’t have to constantly photographs everything, instead you live the moment and enjoy it. So, we end that a world without social networking would be a lot more precarious and socially volatile than the world as it is today? Or different would we have the stress free existence of being ourselves, rather than having to perform a character a.k.a, Multiple profiles, on different social networking sites, almost all the time. Yet, we all do it, and compulsively. Are you really call this dependence on social media an addiction when almost everyone is collectively hooked on to it?
Are you Happy without Social media?
I think No, You can not happy & live without social media. In fact, it’s probably for the best. But it’s an adaption you’ll miss out on certain things. Some people may forget you.
Life without Social media Conclusion:
Skip, concur that life was better without social media. There is no denying it. Living without social media was more creative and present. Yet, you can still get that life by stop depending on it too much. Immoderate use of everything, makes it unhealthy and toxic; it is the same for social networks too. Social media will be hard in the beginning. You will feel like signing in and just peeking inside. But, all day & night without social media or maybe two will make it easier to get through. Find that it as bringing peace into your life and to your mind and turning yourself into a much better personality. When you are taking a day without social media, you can get productive with your studies or work and see how much you will be able to cover. You will notice a huge change in your routine and level of productive and focus as wall.The tasks that you have aligned for a week, might be done within 2 days as you don’t have to scroll through Facebook daily. Give it a try! It is worth it.Disconnecting and living a life without social media is healthy and important for your mental well-being too. If are you have ever tried a day or life without Instagram and Facebook then do let us know about your experience in the comment below.