Online or Offline


The ultimate goal of each and every human on earth is to surpass others and be able to dominate the positions by leading the way through economical, societal, and traditional aspects. They are in a rat-race in order to achieve their ultimate targets. As a result of this unstoppable competition, now it has become a link through the whole world and has created a competition between the economy and technology. Existing technological development and the world economy have played a critical role to succeed in their desires whereas the Sri Lankan economy has been the underdog.

Did you ever think that, if we want to shine in the world of technology and economy, how much we need to commit by starting from an individual to build up a country? If we look at the countries which are dominating the technology and economy of the world, they do not just stick into their belief. They keep pushing their limits and fully committing to remain in their dominating position. That is what we also need to follow rather than just sticking to the plan. Now the time has come to execute them and show who we are.

Most human beings have now become ‘online’. The internet has made it a fair game for everybody who wants to become successful. Through this article, it is convinced that in order to be dominant in the world of technology and economy, we need to be more ‘online’ or ‘offline’. One new human relationship will take you to a totally different arena. This has become a common factor in the success of any business.

As people who are quite anxious about numerous things, we mostly would love to spend time with technology. Now people have started bringing the new technology for expanding their scale in a way that many benefits can be taken. When going deep into their lifestyle, their whole link of social relationships is very broad. That will add a significant value to their business. As businessmen who are looking forward to seeking out new business opportunities, it is very important to understand the behaviour of the link of social relationships. That cannot only be done through the internet. You should be able to create your own social linkage. It is really important that you should be able to create one single relationship in a way that, at any time, your whole life can be turned around.

As an example, think that you are going to start a business. Then you should identify your customers, their requirements, and the bond between neighboring shops. Then you should be able to identify the link of buying goods. Then only you will be on the winning track. To move up in the ladder, you should be more with society and start associating new relationships. That will add a significant value as an entrepreneur and also as a successful person. People around you should be convinced that your strength is required for them. If your relationship is weak, then one individual in your relationship may be able to turn you around for your success, especially as an entrepreneur. When you are within the society, you will realize that the people and the relationships you have built would be highly affected for your future. Winning the hearts of people as an entrepreneur or a person is very important. When achieving the goals, now the time has come to reach them through the internet as ‘online’.

Ongoing investigations have indicated that teenagers utilize the internet not exclusively to keep up social associations with inaccessible family members and companions yet additionally to make new connections on the web, a portion of these fellowships become coordinated into their group of friends. Exploration has zeroed in principally on the impact of the Internet on existing connections or the idea of online-just ties, so examines contrasting the nature of on the web and face-to-face connections are absent. The objective of this examination is to overcome this issue. With regards to past investigations on social affiliation, we contend that the nature of social connections is subject to length and variety of points and exercises conveyed together. Time is significant, as it encourages the improvement of an aggregate shared history and personality. Closeness creates through the support in shared exercises and conversation of different issues of individual concern.

The developing number of Internet-based investigations, alongside consistent advancements in PC, intervened correspondence, offering anthropologists another and entrancing field for social examination, while at the same time introducing a long queue of methodological troubles. These issues include whether the conventional act of human sciences can adapt to the redefinition of the examination field and the extended potential outcomes of directing subjective exploration.

The internet and its social ramifications

As opposed to other media, the internet coordinates individual and broad communications. It has indeed made another method of human correspondence, empowering members to participate in two-way mass correspondence. Clients of the World Wide Web are not at this point aloof crowds of information customers, as in media, for example, TV and radio, however, are dynamic members controlling the substance of the data. They shape the nature of the information and react to them.

The internet opens basic virtual geology of locales and “locations” to clients, permitting them to make a trip from the website to the webpage by moving from connection to interface. The internet or computerized space, through which clients move, does not mimic this present reality, but instead makes a quick, new, prompt, multi-layered world.
Tremendous measures of information and connections to extra, related locales give an enormous storage facility of accessible data; consequently, the internet is a mechanical development firmly connected to social change. These social changes have away from the examples of articulation of feelings. Online correspondence on the internet encourages the declaration of feelings (yield) and the contribution of passionate messages, consequently creating and fortifying significant social ties between clients, shaping an arrangement of connections like ties of family and companionship, all occurring without members being genuinely present.

In this way, the Internet might be said to help in safeguarding individual and cozy ties in situations where face-to-face contact is inconceivable because of the actual distance between parties. Online association through the Internet exists generally as a composed medium, working inside a correspondence structure that happens either “progressively” or as deferred collaboration, in one or the other structure, in any case, the internet changes the demonstration of composing into “discourse.”

On one hand, correspondence through the internet gives quickness, openness, and ceaselessness to the demeanor of feeling, then again, it varies from eye-to-eye correspondence. At the point when the two players are available, physical, and visual collaboration gives subtleties on the character of clients and about the circumstance inspiring the feeling. This wonder addresses the pith of feelings, how much they are concrete, and their method of articulation in virtual space. Can feelings truly be communicated through an “indifferent” or “distanced” PC innovation? Would we be able to communicate feelings of adoration, torment, or distress through a correspondence medium dependent on perusing and composing, however deficient with regards to any visual actual articulations?

The social space from which we can find out about the outflow of feelings through the Internet is framed by virtual networks, for example, e-gatherings. Studies that have explored relational interchanges in these networks, fundamentally considering virtual care groups, have discovered that online correspondence empowers clients to unreservedly communicate feelings and arrive at a significant level of self-exposure.

The social ramifications of the web have brought up issues concerning the idea of ethnographic occurring in such settings as the internet. A closer assessment of these marvels welcomes us to zero in on our primary issue.

Exposition Magazine Issue 16
Pulitha Kodithuwakku
MIT Level 3
Department of Industrial Management
University of Kelaniya

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