Identify a significant change that has occurred in the way people communicate and share information, and reflect on the impact this change has had on individuals and society in general today (local and global).
One significant change is the fact that the internet has changed so much is that social media is changing on a daily basis. It’s allowing us to connect with people more rapidly than writing letters. I am very tech savvy and love investigating my way around the internet. I have an IPad, IPhone and a computer and feel naked without one of them on or near me. I use the technology we have to stay connected to my friends in the military, and family that live far away and that are deployed with the military. I can also FaceTime chat with my granddaughter every night before she goes to bed. This helps me watch her grow because she is not near where I live. I can see it live and personal without needing pictures to document her life.
Technology has had a tremendous impact upon the global business environment. Communication, transportation and production efficiency are various areas of business which have been enhanced by the development and improvement. Conference calls allow people in multiple locations to be involved in the same conversation. Video conferencing provides the same service, but with the added benefit of all parties being able to actually see each other. Both of these forms of communication have a definite impact on the global business environment.
In addition, examine the influence of social media on an individual’s personal and professional pursuits.
Although social media and technology has a positive effect there are also some negative effects. One is time spent online robs time from face-to-face relationships; the internet fosters mostly shallow relationships; it allows people to be and act as someone they are not, it foster cheating, and the internet is being used to lure children into things that are not prepared to encounter and...