These days, perhaps as welcome respite two years after Thailand has been hit by political and economic turmoil following the toppling of Prime Minster Thaksin Shinawatra, majority of Thais are combing online social network and Music Search Engine sites not only to express their views on national issues but also to widen their social spheres.
In most cases, the disarming traits that characterize Thai women also happen to be the ones attracting new online friends for them. Balancing tradition with assimilation of modern technology trends, Thai women (and men, too) may be seen having a heyday picking up new friends and ideas through online communities.
While the online social network is all the rage, though, the unwary is bound to discover that it can imperil just as much as it can enhance lives. How so? It is not so much the unrestrained use. The main problem stems from divulging personal data (which may be protected by website hosts like online shopping sites, but open for public viewing in social media networking sites if users do not limit access) that lets those with ill intentions gain access to them. Disclosing one’s real age with photo, gender, phone number, email address, name of school/company and even one’s residence are a no-no, unless there is total guarantee these will be held confidential.
Despite all their risks, online social network continue to attract hordes of users. The sharp uptrend in Thai women subscribers displaying much enthusiasm for new electronic media as a means to expand their social network may partly be attributed to their innate love for fun, or sanuk. Moreover, the Thais are also known to derive pleasure from group activities. The more friends and group activities, the merrier. For a great number of Thai women who still adhere to age-old notions that women must be submissive to Thai men, there is certainly a liberating sense of freedom attained in being able to express themselves through a forum or discussion board offered by social networking communities.
Times are a-changing and as an increasing Thai women now hold sway over household finances and even business ventures, the online social network emerges as a major preoccupation. The vast benefits include linking up quickly with existing friends, family and business associates, their friends, or friends of their friends who may offer aid for both trivial or emergency matters by way of useful advice, or they may help further business interests.
Topping the list of benefits of the online social network and music search engine is the cathartic way it can appease the day-to-day or even long-term worries, concerns, and angst of women, in Thailand and elsewhere in the world. Indeed, users of online social networks may be said to have spurred a phenomenon, gauging from the way many blogs, music talk, music search, chat rooms and discussion boards have sprung up and gained wide acceptance and participation Update your knowledge and discover the joys and thrill of connecting with your friends or other people from whom you can learn something from. A worthy site to browse and sign up to is http://www.kartakhu.com
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Article Added on Wednesday, November 19, 2008
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