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For an IELTS essay, you should have 2 or 3 body paragraphs - no more, and no less.
This could result in a decline in people's basic ability to socialize and interact with each other on a day-to-day basis.
In addition, the large size of the Web has meant that it is nearly impossible to regulate and control.
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In the last 20 years there have been significant developments in the field of information technology (IT), for example the World Wide Web and communication by email.
In conclusion, developments in IT have brought many benefits, yet I believe developments relating to new technology are likely to produce many negative effects in the future that must be addressed if we are to avoid damaging impacts on individuals and society.
The last two decades have seen enormous changes in the way people's lives are affected by IT, with many advances in this field.
Most of the essay will focus on the negative aspects of IT, as the writer says there are more negative effects in the introduction. The topic sentence in the next paragraph therefore tells us we are changing the focus to the negative points: Nevertheless, the effects of this new technology have not all been beneficial.
For example, many people feel that the widespread use of email is destroying traditional forms of communication such as letter writing, telephone and face-to-face conversation.