What Is Communication Anymore?
When we are young we are taught formal communication. We are taught to properly write sentences and have perfect grammar. However now that technology has become so advanced and affordable. it’s starting to destroy the way we “used” to talk.
Foremost, from a young age up until around middle school or high school we are taught how to formally communicate with others. We are taught how to talk to formally to people. However, once the advanced technology we have comes into play, it changes how we talk and communicate with others.
When we communicate formally with someone we use a completely different context. We would use perfect grammar and structure our sentences to make us sound like we are actually talking to that person. If we would send in an application, everything would be perfectly structured with no grammar mistakes, and we would try to sound like we are a well-educated person.
Now, if you were to be writing a letter to a person, this may completely change the way that you write. You may use slang, or talk in a way that only you or a friend may understand. It depends on whom you are talking or writing to.
Next, if we introduce technology into the mix, it can completely change the situation. Phones and computers are helpful in many ways, and make communication much simpler, but in ways it destroys the way we talk and how we communicate with others. Also, people don’t want to talk face-to-face as much anymore. Everyone texts nowadays, and if it’s not that it’s calling them. There is a lot of face-to-face communication, but it’s been destroyed in a sense by some types of technology.
Calling used to be what everyone did to get ahold of each other, but now it’s mostly texting. Telephone calls are declining, and texts are increasing. It’s not hard to tell. Almost everyone you see on a daily basis is on their phone on social media or texting.
The telephone call is a dying institution. The number of text messages...