According to David Disalvo the writer of the article Are Social Networks Messing with your Head?, asserts thatvital privacy concerns are violated by online interactions and use social networks. Disalvo dismisses the millions of jobs attributed to Steve and online websites like Facebook, MySpace and Linkedln. The author emphasizes that loneliness is the main psychological problem that is causing proliferated use of online social networks in order to meet people in a bid to end physical isolation. Addiction to online social networks is wasting time and breaching the privacy of many individual who have to keep updating their network social pages to stay relevant to the current trends. On the contrary, the author notes that the social networks have helped join up communities and people with similar interests though physical separated by distance and time. However, loneliness is not associated with internet usage but rather identified with the level of psychological and social isolation as perceived by an individual. Instead of causing stress associated with online stress stimulants, Disalvo offers an explicit argument asserts that proper management would result in increased self-esteem and profit for all online social network users. The author’s audience is mainly people who use social networks and internet that he is advising to commit their online time to productive work only, thus remaining ethical in his assertions. The author uses enough evidence when pointing to psychological effects of addiction to the internet while warning against virtual friendship that brings about loneliness due to poor communication skills that may result to insults and abuses. The structure of the essay is effective in pointing out the main argument and linking the main points and evidence to the main theme in the essay. Counterarguments are stated clearly to facilitate easier understanding of the argument that asserts for healthier usage of online services and internet to stay informed and updated but not overworked by expectations of the online society.