Technology And Technology: The Positive Effects Of Technology

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Technological advancement has in many ways benefited human society as a whole, and humanity shows no signs of slowing down. However, even though all this new technology has had a beneficial growth on the world and ways words cannot describe, the greatest impact being on the human mind. More specifically and dangerously the minds of the growing youth. Technology has done nothing but make communication easier for people, especially through the invention of the smartphone. Society ignores the social and emotional development of the mind due to this new technology, which can be connected to stress, loneliness, and inattentiveness. Speaking to somebody has turned into a tweet, post, text, or an email. Nowadays a message can be sent across the world in seconds making it possible to connect with more people than one can imagine. Teenagers are the biggest victims of the technological effects.…show more content…
Based on an article in the Huffington Post “The stress gets so bad for some users that they actually begin to feel phantom vibrations, thinking their phone is buzzing when it isn 't”. Mobile phones also bring about a vast amount of social stress among the youth such as peer pressure to own the latest technology, wanting an equal flow of contact, living up to the same status as peers, and the occasional unwanted communication (“Technology”). In accordance to a national survey from CTIA and Harris Interactive 47% of US teens say their social life would end or be worsened without their cell phone (Springsteen par. 3). Although to teenagers, a cell phone is a way of life the effects that come with it are immense. Social media also brings forth a lot of stress, whether called stress or not the need to be popular on social media sites in order to be accepted can cause stress, and self-esteem issues, especially on the developing minds of
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