How Do You Imagine Social Interaction Within 10 Years, Taking Into Consideration the Impact of Technology on Human Relations?

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1. Social interaction is the way people relate with one another. Through history, mankind has developed and improved different kinds of technologies that have had a crucial influence on social interaction and human communications. Let's make a quick overview to remember some key points of our history regarding social interactions and technology. 2. A very long time ago before written word existed there were cave paintings & storytelling. Society is on the cusp of a social revolution, we are at a point in history where new social realities are being created by technology and those realities mean for the individual and society. We are shifting from personal human interactions to virtual interactions through social media. From Facebook…show more content…
Social networks will be an important source of added value. Relationships will become deeper and more important as people will have an easy access to memories. Selection based on reputation will influence social interactions deeply. More time will be available to work on our relationships and build our networks. Our networks will be much wider and diverse. Social interactions will be almost permanent. Permanent connection to the internet is almost a reality. New technologies that exploit this like the Google glasses will influence our relationships as we will be able to share moments of our lives as we live them. This continuous access to the cloud means we will be able to remember many more relationship events. In other words, we would never forget the name of someone we meet, even someone we briefly meet. Enhanced realities will dramatically change our relationships and social interactions as our reputation will stick to us and appear to other people through enhanced reality devices which will have implications on our ethics and values. 2 4. Online social networks and their use will evolve, links between networks will intensify and people will use them to refine their relationship networks in a way that allows them to create more complex and wider connections. Online social networks will become more effective in helping people create added value (e.g. work together or find specific

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