what do you think you would be doing if not for the invention of the internet?
do you think the invention of the pc is a bad thing, because of the lonliness/depression that hikki's get?
hikkis would continue to act the way they do because of the way they think - with or without the internet. they need to change their attitude but that's easier said than done. I know this because I was depressed and was diagnosed with social anxiety disorder. Talking with a counsellor helped me get over my social problems.
A lot of highschool relationships would not happen. A lot of people ask each other out and say their feelings over Instant Messaging services. Those services are like walls and people lose their fears and admit their feelings. Just this week I had to find out if a boy liked a friend of mine over MSN, he said no, she was heartbroken. This whole situation would be different had the internet not exist. Thats why I made a pact with myself not to profess my like over the internet.