Is Technology Making Us Lonely?

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Before technology, face to face communication was a normal everyday thing and loneliness was a problem that was rarely talked about or experienced. People went about their day without checking their phone every five minutes or so to see if anyone liked the status they posted or feeling lonely when nobody new liked it. In new studies more and more people have feelings of loneliness and depression. However, more people now use social medias such as Facebook, twitter and instagram. While it is true that technology mainly sites such as Facebook can lead to a person feeling alone, it is also true that it depends on how you use the technology, either to your advantage or as a depressant.
When technology such as the computer was invented it was meant more for the use of making everyday tasks at work or home easier. The original inventors had no idea that one day there would be sites like Facebook with over a million users. Now when people are at work most of the time they do not pick up the phone and call down to another office or business. They sit on the computer and either send an email ...
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