Negative Essay: Is Technology Today Or Too Late?

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Today or Too Late…
Technology is a big role in everyone 's lives, it has become an addiction especially to teenagers. In the 80’s kids were addicted to cigarettes. Why are our teenagers behaviors changing, is it all because of technology? Why are we letting ourselves becoming this way? All because we are addicted? We can’t give up our connection to all those people on social media sites, even for a short while? Technology has changed teenagers now a days. When you look back 20-30 years ago you see kids playing in the backyard with their parents. You see them sitting down for supper without their phones. Now almost every child you encounter knows how to run any type of technology that you set in front of them. They have become so accustom to
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My cousins are an example of this, their parents give them a list of chores to do and when they don’t get them done they get their devices taken away from them. Then all of a sudden it takes them two hours to finish their chores, all to get their phones back. But they didn’t want to do it all out of responsibility they had to have a reason to do it, and incentive I should say. We have teenagers who don 't even know the word respect, because they are never around any grown up to be taught that, instead they teach themselves, through the internet on how others treat others. Their parents are working to try to get them all of those fancy devices so they “fit in” which on a side note when I was in high school you were only cool if you had a smart…show more content…
Cyber-bullying is becoming something they teach in schools, and how it effects other students. They tell you that you shouldn’t say something that you wouldn’t say to someone’s face. That statement doesn’t stop kids from feeling empowered to put someone else down. Technology helps kids bully other kids without consequences. Rules about how to catch a cyberbully. This is causing different emotions to start coming forward more than other emotions. Anger, Depression, Anxiety. Find Statistic/ Research to put here. What are the changes? How emotions are coming forward. Teenagers and institutions. Teens are very easy targets. There emotions are already changing from child to adult. The change is confusing, making them insecure about themselves to being with. I remember hitting puberty, it was awkward, and I didn’t feel comfortable around myself let alone anyone else judging me. When someone starts to bully you through that stage it makes life really
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