Society 's Dependence On Technology

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Jenna Todd
Ms. Ammirata
Composition 11- Period 1
2 October 2015
Society’s Dependency On Technology
Today, technology is a ruling factor among our society.
Technology is involved in every aspect of our lives.
Our dependence on technology has been taken to a whole other level, we are now incredibly dependent on technology.
We may be too dependent on technology, but our dependence does not necessarily impact us in negative ways. II. Some say the increasing need for technology, specifically social media, causes social isolation. Since so much time is spent on technology, these days, people tend to forget about the outside world around them (Ramey).
“Americans aged 18 and older spend more than 11 hours a day watching TV, listening to the radio or using smartphones and other electronic devices” (Richter). B. However, communication has been greatly improved by advancing technology.
Because of technology, it has become more convenient to communicate with those we desire to speak with much more often (“Benefits of Technology”).
“Modern technology has made it simple to discover our old friends and discover new people to network with [through social media]” (Ramey).
2. “Modern technology has blessed us with advanced communication technology tools” (Ramey).
“These [technology tools] can include e-fax machines, electronic mail, mobile phones, videoconferencing, instant text messaging, applications, social networking applications” (Ramey).
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