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Is the Use of Social Media Teaching Young People to Write Badly?


If you could take a stroll down a busy street at any given time, it is not difficult to come across someone who is head-down and absorbed into their phone while fixated in tapping away to an unseen person. Chances are, they are likely to be on Facebook or Twitter or even involved in chatting with other people on SMS or WhatsApp. It has become a fact that we all have to embrace that social media and these texting services are now the focal point of the writing that is done in this time and age on a daily basis.

 

In most people’s eyes, there is an element of looking at this current writing trends as some type of malignant ailment that seeks to erode the current generation’s writing quality everywhere. This can be easily evidenced by the tremendous decline in the spelling standards, poor punctuation, and grammar which extends to the utmost fundamental principles of writing such as incorporation of full stops and commas.

 

All these are some of the valid complaints, and you find these problems cutting into the business world where emojis and emoticons are being slipped into important business emails. These are some of the effects that excessive use of social media is having on writing on young people. This article seeks to expound further on some of the main ways that social media is affecting young people’s writing.

 

Their Grammar Is Being Eaten Up By Abbreviations and New Words Only Applicable In

Social Media

 

There are a number of social media sites that are popular among young people such as Twitter that normally have character limits to their users. While this is meant to force them to forge a way of condensing their thoughts together, it has had some deteriorating effects on their grammar.

 

This is solely owed to the fact that for them to communicate effectively, they are required to indulge in an excessive usage of textspeak. This entails the use of an entirely new set of abbreviations and words that have the same meaning as their original English counterparts but have totally different spellings and pronunciations. A good example of this is an abbreviation such as "LOL" (which is used to mean laughing out loud). It has even evolved from original application to being used in messages to add a light-hearted mood or tone, almost like a punctuation mark.

 

The above is not harmful at all when it comes to applications on social media platforms, but the problems ensue when young people forget to revert back to the correct grammar in formal writing. Most of them have been accustomed to communicating effectively in this new abbreviations and shorthand texts that they cannot differentiate between the settings that allow for their incorporation and those that don’t.

 

Use of Social Media Makes Them to Write As They Speak

 

When writing on various social media platforms, the general trend of things is bent towards writing in a manner that can reflect your speech. You will find numerous words that have been abbreviated and contracted in order for them to resemble their contracted form that is present during speaking.

 

A good example is the dropping of "t" in the word "left" so that it might come off as the actual spoken word in some dialects. An application of the above can be seen in the following sentence. “I lef(t) school early today". This same form of contraction is seen to be brought into young people`s official writing forums such as writing history essay topics which is an entirely unsuitable application of the writing habits acquired from the use of social media.

 

Use of Social Media Numbs Them on the Importance of Proofreading

 

When people log into their various social media accounts, there is an evident trend of the organization of ideas in a manner that suggests that they are straight from the subconscious and do not require the scrutiny of our consciousness to correct and modify the written content. This is evidenced by the rate at which most young people send messages with almost 50 messages being sent from a single WhatsApp user on a daily basis.

 

This can be without doubt interpreted as the messages in question being hardly proofread or edited by the people sending them. Most of them will just hit the send button as soon as the content they have written has tumbled out of their minds. If this is not enough, you just need to take a short trip into a social media site such as Facebook and take a look at the comments left on various pages and take a rough scrutiny of the content within them. It will not take you long to come to the conclusion that these comments are released into the social media world without any revision or editing at all!

 

All this messaging over social media platforms at rapid-fire rates is surely leading to deterioration of the writing skills and techniques that are so-needed in the formal sector. The custom of posting content in social media without giving it a second thought or even proofreading it is taking a toll on the young people’s mindset of how a formal writing setup should be. More often than not, they reciprocate such practices in areas such as essay writing, job applications, and even examinations.

 

Conclusion

The world of social media is one that has taken the young generation by storm. It has numerous advantages that can be strung along to it, but it is important to note that it is not immune from having its downsides. One of the most conspicuous hazards of social media is the effect that it can have to young people’s writing skills.

 

Being more of an informal setting, social media has had some dire consequences for the majority of the young people and the manner in which it causes this has been shared in this article.

 

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Rejenuvate Your Mind and Soul with Traditional Ayurveda


Rejenuvate Your Mind and Soul with Traditional Ayurveda

Rejuvenation of the body and mind is key in enabling a healthy and fulfilling life in today's world. The world of Ayurveda brings to you Rasayana Chikitsa, a magical treatment methodology that enhances your immunity, metabolism, and the overall functioning of all your organ systems. Rasayana Chikitsa immensely calms your mind and energizes your body. The treatment brings a healthy glow to your body and soul, fighting the debilitating effects of ageing.

 

This therapy invigorates all the relevant marma points that bring back the balance of energy in your body.

 

What's the secret of Rasayanas?

Rasayana literally means the path toward essence. Hence the core of the therapy is a critical balance of herbal medication, physical therapy, diet, and exercise. Most medications are antioxidants that block the damaging effects of free radicals, while most physical therapies are aimed at detoxification of the body. The entire focus of controlling the diet, encouraging exercise, and changing routine activities is on improving the quality of life. All these traditional approaches contribute to the powerful benefits of the Rasayana Chikitsa.

 

What are the benefits of Rasayana Chikitsa?

 

  1. Rejuvenation of the body, mind, and soul

  2. Complete nutrition to the body

  3. Removal of harmful toxins and their negative effects

  4. Energizing the mind and body, overcoming fatigue

  5. Pampering the skin and bringing back the glow

  6. Improving the body's ability to fight disease

  7. Preventing the negative influences of stress

  8. Encouraging positive thinking

 

How is Rasayana Chikitsa done?

A common protocol is to complete Panchakarma treatment before rejuvenating the body - this will help you detoxify the body and then welcome the positive influence of this chikitsa. Hence, the person would then have to stay away from the usual hustle and bustle of the stressful life and under the watchful eyes of the physician for at least a couple of months. The stringent diet, exercise, and therapy regimen brings a complete change in lifestyle.

 

But for people who cannot take such a long break, the therapy involves consuming specific Ayurvedic medications and preparations at specific times of the day. This too takes at least 3 months but it does not require taking a break from routine.

 

You need not travel long and far, away from Chennai, in search of rejuvenation treatments. Do get in touch with me to explore all the advantages of Rasayana Chikitsa and look for treatment options that best suit your routine and lifestyle.



ERP for Industrial Product


Not only to survive but also to succeed in in today's competitive business world, all Manufacturing Industry must be updated with latest technology support and when it comes to industrial products manufacturers, their fate is tied to their enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. There is no need for a second thought as the growth and long-term survival of Industrial Products business is depends on how well the ERP system stays on top of industry best practices in the face of new and shifting challenges.

 

The main challenge for industrial products manufacturers lies in handling all the variety, complexity, and change that continually bombards them. Demand for updated and uptodate variety in the products that too for a lower cost, and with a strong performance over the entire life cycle. Combined with foreign competition driving price and innovation, the industrial equipment manufacturer has a full plate.

 

Industrial products manufacturers also face other hurdles. Customer demands on increased value with decreased costs with an ERP system that include full services and support. Industrial products manufacturing has a different way of functioning. The products are typically complex in the number of components, and sourced from a number of outside vendors. The quality management of the products also come to heavy change as simple quality metrics of the past have now been replaced with total life cycle performance, including all the activities that occur from the production of the equipment till its final replacement.

 

Benefits of eresource ERP for the industrial products business:

 

  • Agility to adjust pricing instantly across the entire organisation in response to increased supplier costs.
  • Make decisions in real-time through easy access to key performance indicators, Complete visibility of inventory to meet customer and market demands.
  • Combat the threat of internet competition by improving your businesses online presence.
  • Manage backorder processing more efficiently and reduce manual processes
  • Automate credit control, reduce work load of accounts staff and increase speed of payments.


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Prostate Cancer Awareness in Philippines


Prostate cancer is a disease that affects men age 50 years (in the Philippines, it develops in 19.3 out of every 100,000 Filipinos). It involves the prostate gland, which is a small gland about the size of a walnut, positioned just beneath the bladder, and is responsible for producing fluids that nourish and protect sperm.

 

The disease is mostly detected among senior citizens because the disease develops slowly and may cause few, if any, symptoms.

 

Prostate Cancer has a high incidence rate and a long development period, both in its growth phase and in the progression of the illness. There are numerous risk factors which are known in the development of Prostate Cancer, including age, geographical area and race. There are also pre-cancerous lesions which can be diagnosed and analysed medically.

 

Preventing Prostate Cancer

Avoiding cancer risk factors may help prevent certain cancers. For prostate cancer, the risk factors include smoking, being overweight, and not getting enough exercise.

 

Increasing protective factors such as quitting smoking, eating a healthy diet, and exercising may also help prevent prostate cancer.

 

Talk to your doctor or other health care professional about how you might lower your risk of cancer,”

 

Treatments can be given to control or relieve symptoms. You may receive a single treatment or a combination of treatments based on your individual preferences / values and depending on the grade and stage of your cancer (i.e. how far the cancer has spread and how fast it can grow).

 

This section provides you with information on some of the cancer drugs. Click here

 

Oddway International was established in 2010 as a pharmaceutical wholesaler, exporter supplying a full range of branded and generic anticancer medicines to healthcare market worldwide.

 

Our Mission

To be the preferred, customer-focused, supplier of healthcare products and business solutions improving the quality, safety and cost of customer care while maintaining the highest level of honesty and integrity.

 

If you want more information about us and our services, please visit our site www.oddwayinternational.com



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Different Kinds Of Measurement Tool


Measurement tools save you lots of time while working. Precision measurement tool kits that provide the tools and accessories you need most for inspection and quality control applications. They offer a great degree of accuracy and many different options when its comes to reading or measuring. The digital electrical instruments are preferred over analog because of their accuracy. They are easily available in any test equipment depot nearby.

 

WHAT ARE MEASUREMENT TOOLS

Measuring tools are precision tools. You must take good care of them to take them in good shape to maintain accuracy. Measuring is not only checking the length, width or thickness of an object but also checking of the shape – things like the flatness, straightness, roundness or squareness. Measuring tools are also used for inspecting a finished or partly finished product. We use measuring tools in our homes, garages or workshops, the outdoors and in science labs. You most likely use measuring tools personally on a daily basis.

 

In the kitchen:-

Liquid Measuring tools:-The methods of measuring liquid depend on the use of the liquid. There are different methods for the kitchen, industrial and scientific use. That is because the resulting measure of liquid differs.

 

Dry Ingredients Measuring tools:-Use a dry Ingredients measuring tool for large amounts of powders, such as sugar, salt, and baking powder. Spoon, measuring cup, knife or scoop the powder lightly into the measuring tool.

 

Scale:-Kitchen scales are available in balance or spring models. A balance scale will give a more accurate reading than a spring scale. Anyone who wants more consistent result from their baking and cooking, or coffee brewing should consider getting a kitchen scale. Scales are available in manual and digital models.

 

Timer:- A device that can be set for a number of minutes (usually up to one hour) that sounds an alarm such as a bell or buzzer.

 

Oven Thermometer:- An Oven Thermometer will most often be for kitchen oven use while a thermometer for the grill will be referred to as a Grill or Grilling Thermometer. At times, the Grilling Thermometer may also be used as a Surface Thermometer to measure temperatures on the surface of pans as well as grills.

Infrared Thermometer:- Infrared Thermometer instrument for measuring the temperature of the system. It can measure the temperature of a solids such as a food, a liquid, water or a gas such as air.

 

 

Types Of Thermometer

 

  • Liquid thermometer

 

  • Electronic thermometer

 

Others thermometer(operate by sensing sound waves or magnetic conditions associated with temperature changes )

 

Distance Measuring tool:- The distance meter then measures the exact time it takes for the laser’s reflection to return to the instrument and calculates the distance based on the equation distance = ½ (speed x time).



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