While social life and networking might be on the same line together, connecting people in their different yet similar ways, neither one should affect the other negatively.
Aside from the negative side and the conflict social networks do to social life, there are many pros in the equation.
When kids move from one school to another, they go through a small depression period because the friends they have made are gone and they are going to make new friends. Somehow, this fear is not only in the hearts of the young, but in fully grown men and women. When people move from a city to another where they have had no experience, their life becomes boring even to the point of both helplessness and hopelessness. Where we are distant from our relatives and it is hard to make friendships, a social network comes in handy.
Many of us tend not to speak 100% honestly to people we personally know….