However, the spread of these social networks was not predicted to have the capability of growing to such tremendous level.
For instance, during 2005-2006 My Space, a social network that promotes independent music across the world was ranked higher than the giant Google in terms of the number of page views.
The Internet is available in homes, offices, cybercafés, Internet kiosks, and almost in all places where there is a gathering of people for social or business purposes.
Further, Nicholas & Fowler observe that the usage of Internet has been boosted not only by the invention of popular applications such as Facebook and Twitter.
Interestingly, much of the media either exists or is related to the Internet and the online world.
Siegler confirms in his statement that “the Internet is part of our everyday life” (19).Nicholas & Fowler (5) note that since its invention, the Internet has grown to offer powerful applications such as instant messaging, blogs, and Vo IP, which includes peer-to-peer communication.The increasing popularity of these applications attracted entrepreneurs to put many of these services in their sites with an aim of connecting people.This is because “we do the same in the Internet as in real life, probably in a […] more efficient, faster, and cheaper manner.” In this regard, the use of Internet for communication becomes more and more popular each day.Siegler (19) cites Twitter, Siegler (20) reports that this increase in popularity of social networking online has come with great impacts on the society.However, this revolution has had both positive and negative impacts on the society.Although the Internet is a tool for communication and social networking, the misuse of this important tool can be detrimental to the society.Introduction According to Siegler (24), the invention of the Internet is probably one of the greatest inventions of man which can be considered ad important as the invention of fire.He notes that since its invention in early 1990s, the Internet has continued to evolve with numerous exciting applications being added almost daily to the already existing uses of the Internet.Morley (15) notes that this network allowed its users to listen to latest music and find out about the new bands and events besides promoting creativity through unique profiles and sharing of videos.The study indicated that the social network had over 100 million music plays with an excess to 5.5 billion songs to listen to.