Modern Technology And Its Effect To The Youth 1
Modern Technology And Its Effect To The Youth
Modern day technological advancements are constantly seen throughout every aspect of life. Cell phones, portable Internet availability, laptop computers, iPods, mp3 players of every brand, and many other devices, are everywhere. They seem to possess unending possible detriments, but, along with such issues, technology also has positive impacts on today’s youth. In some situations, the Internet and iPod prevent sociability, though in others they may be the cause of increased social activity. Overall, modern technology has the capability to bring people together as well as enhance the social abilities of the today’s youth; however, if used without discretion, can also create a less interactive generation, frequently depending on technology for contentment.
In our never-ceasing quest for progression and expansion, it seems taken for granted that technological advancement is a positive phenomenon.
Amidst the hysteria, however, lies the forgotten fact that the latest development is not necessarily what is best for society. We are encouraged to believe that faster, more complex and superior technology will be beneficial to us in some way.
Technology has many positive aspects but, in the wrong hands, it can become dangerous. Technology is a valuable tool but is somewhat misused by today’s teens.
The two main forms of technology affecting teenagers — cell phones and the Internet — have brought about major changes in our lifestyle.
This technology has allowed teens to have inane communications and in doing so, contributes to the dumbing down’ of society. We spend more time corresponding with our friends on cell phones and the Internet than we do working or participating in activities which expand and challenge our minds.
Background of the Study
In the 21st century, Modern Technology played a very important role in the lives of ...