Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Sunday, May 28th, 2017

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The Side Effect of Facebook

Dear Editor,
Before to begin this reformatory piece of writing, let's put a deeper glance on the usage of Facebook in the world, particularly in Afghanistan. The truth is, today technology has completely occupied youth and the world at large. It has annihilated the people from each other.

In the last ten years, we can see the impact of facebook on our youth and teenagers, from school to college to university and everyone has access to facebook and other means of communication.
In fact the modern technology has solved the biggest problems in every walks of life and in every field of communication. The youths are completely relayed on the technology for communication means, especially on facebook where they make friends and are aware of every latest news from every corner of the world.

As a result, some of these youths and teenagers, being completely involved in the use of facebook, have lost their careers. They are left behind the time in their school, college and university life. They miss to offer their prayers and homework, but never forget to open their facebook once or twice in every night. They ignore their parent's request for something, but stay to satisfy their desire of facebook.

Sometimes, the facebook becomes the biggest threat to someone's live. Just like a mother killed her infant because it was crying in hunger while she was browsing facebook. I have come across the same incident. My friend and his three other friends hit into other car, using facebook in his mobile phone while driving and as a result, they were about to lose their lives.

There are hundreds and thousands of daily death cases due to illegal use of facebook in mobile phones while driving, especially with the youths, across the globe.
As a matter of precaution, I would like to request every facebook and mobile phone users to avoid using facebook while you are driving. This will cost both your life and people's life on the road, particularly the children. Using facebook is only a silent killer. It wastes your precious time.

Ahmad Shoaib,
Jalalabad, Afghanistan