EXPLOITATION OF INTERNET BY MILLENNIALS ENSUING COVID PANDEMIC
Journal: Acta Informatica Malaysia (AIM)
Author: Kalyani Bhandari
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21st century has been era of digitalization which is totally assisted by internet networks. Internet has been developing its wings in every possible way in order to make human life simpler, luxurious and entertaining. Withholding many beauties, it has been favoriting all generation people. But young millennials who are born simultaneously with the emerge of internet technology are found to be more fascinated and attracted by this technology and thus are in the 1st rank in internet use. The COVID-19 pandemic has something powerful to change many things. Along with human health and psychology, it had also changed the internet use pattern of the people worldwide. In this review, impact of pandemic on internet use behavior mostly by college studying youths is analyzed. Time spent by surfing internet is hiked unexpectedly due to this pandemic as daily scheduled has of many citizens is altered. It is found that some of the students have taken this as an opportunity to explore and develop knowledge about new technologies. Online class has been normalized in many places and they are not deprived of education. But various disastrous impact is also seen. Third world countries students are having problem in study due to poor internet management. Students are facing problem of Internet Addiction using it all time. Mental stress, anxiety, aggressiveness, etc. can be seen when they are disconnected from internet for certain period of time. Here seems to drag attention of socialists and psychologist towards measures that needs to be adopted to minimize these dreadful impacts of internet use and emphasize more on benefits.