- Access to knowledge
- Unrestricted access
Information technology can help with research for homework, essays, revision and coursework. With a world of knowledge at their fingertips the internet is a wonderful place to research certain topics and subjects. However, using sites such as Wikipedia may offer inaccurate or even incorrect information.
The younger generation may have unrestricted access to pornographic sites, gambling sites and scamming sites. Premature exposure to pornographic sites could cause children to think that sex is always like porn. Some children may develop gambling problems or become part of a scam. However, early exposure could help children to understand the problems with gambling and fraud.
Sometimes it is hard to stop using technology and there are some health risks. It is important to take regular breaks from looking at computer or smart phone screens otherwise the user can damage his or her eyesight or posture.