For weeks I have been struggling to find an appropriate topic to discuss, I was told to discuss an issue that concerns me as a part of today’s youth, yet I still couldn’t decide. I would sit at my computer searching for ideas that potentially had a direct effect on me, yet I had no luck and it felt hopeless. I began thinking that perhaps the fault is mine, as I do not have enough experience to be able to discuss a particular topic in depth. I began wondering why. What was the reason for me and perhaps many teens lacking experience? And the answer came to me immediately. Technology.

Technology is constantly seen throughout every aspect of life. Mobiles, laptops, computers, and many other devices, are constantly surrounding us and influencing us. They seem to possess countless disadvantages, but, at the same time, technology also has positive impacts on today’s youth.

In some situations, the Internet prevents sociability, but for many it does the opposite and rather increase social behavior. It has the capability to bring people together as well as enhance the social abilities of the today’s youth; however, if used without caution, it can also create a less interactive and social generation, continuously depending on technology for satisfaction and contentment.

The immense capabilities of the Internet today are overwhelming, and offer many positive opportunities for us as teens, it makes sharing information fast and simple. “With the Internet, information can be transmitted and received with ease at any time of the day to and from any number of people.”

It is now possible to send videos, pictures, documents, projects, and a number of other things with the click of a button, all happening within seconds. It allows us to access any information we desire assisting In our everyday lives. As a teen, technology is everywhere, in our homes; at school and the majority of us own a mobile phone, allowing us to have a constant access to technology regardless...

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