Staples says that if he was faced with the same challenge today, that he would pass on meeting her father and outflank him on the Internet. The Internet provides real-time conversations through e-mail, chat rooms and instant messages. Therefore he wouldn’t have to come face to face with her father, than they could communicate anytime.
I too believe that adolescents have at last succeeded in shielding their social lives from adult scrutiny. I agree that there is a cost to pay. Teenagers who spend too much time on the World Wide Web are missing out on socializing and experiencing the real-world that prepares them for adulthood.
In the end he points out how adolescents can easily slip in a new and false identity at anytime. I think that is the danger of being on the internet. Being able to hide oneself or pretend to be someone else. This leads to teenagers doing things that they not old enough to do. [continues]
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