Why Govt. shouldn’t ban Facebook

Dear Editor,

I write with reference to the P.M.’s threat to ban Facebook.

I reject this decision for the following reasons.

Facebook is a great tool for increasing knowledge, connecting with families and friends, improving your communication skills and sharing. 

On the other hand, people can misuse it and spread negativity through it. It can also lead to a waste of time as people tend to become addicted to Facebook.

However, that solely depends on the individual. 

I’m not saying Facebook is the only site with such benefits; there are many other sites. But just like Facebook, every other site can be misused. 

That doesn’t mean every site should be banned. Sure, Facebook contains inappropriate stuff and can be a waste of time, but that isn’t Facebook’s fault.

It is the users who post a BS stuff.

There have been many deaths and social problems due to Facebook. 

But it’s not the fault of Facebook. If Facebook is to be banned so is kuika (Twitter), emails, whatsapp...Etc . 

Before joining Facebook, one should know how to use it wisely. 

Facebook should be allowed and the people who don’t use it wisely should be blocked or banned. Facebook has now become a gigantic social network. 

Not only including adult with some religious ideas and promoting companies and brands but now it has become a way of communicating easily even with students who can share information about their current projects, presentations.

If Facebook is used wisely, there’s no other thing that is greater than it. 

In short Facebook is a KNIFE. A cook can use it to produce something good while in hands of a robber, murderer it can be harmful. 

(E mafai ona faatusa le Facebook ise naifi, e mafai ona faaoga ele kuka le naifi e tipi ai fualaau aina mose meaai e aoga e maoona ai, nai loo le faaaoga e fasioti ai tagata e leai sona aoga).

Please Tuilaepa toe iloilo le tofa.

USE FACEBOOK WISELY AND THEN GIVE A RIGHT REASON TO BAN IT, PLEASE P.M. Stop blaming Facebook. It shouldn’t be banned. This is just an opinion, please respect other people’s opinion before starting a war. 


Nah Folasa

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