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Technology And Technology Essay

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“It is strange to be known universally and yet to be so lonely,” said Albert Einstein, a theoretical physicist. Walking down the hall at school, most students are on their phones checking their social media accounts or playing a game because they have been unable to be on their phones during the class period. Technology has overtaken most of the lives of teenagers. Also, some adults use their phones as much as teenagers. Technology is being used for the good of the people and to tear people down. Technology can make people more alone due to the overtaking of some people’s lives, people spend more time on their phones than being productive, the source of cyber bullying, people care more about how they look online than in person, use it as a…show more content…
Technology has become one of the most important things to some people today, making them more alone. People are now on their phones more, whether when they should be doing something productive or their free time, than they had in the past. Teens are the ones that people tend to think are always on their phones, when in reality adults, also, play on their phone when they get off work. “According to Nielsen's Total Audience Report, 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). Although adults spend time on their phone, they are usually using it to communicate or be productive, where children now play games on many different types of mobile, technological devices, such as iPods, iPhones, et cetera. Today, they play with an iPod instead of with their imagination, or they play Subway Surfers, a game where an avatar in the game runs away from a security guard on train tracks avoiding trains trying to gather coins, instead of playing tag. Children growing up, also, tend to pass up opportunities to play outside with their friends to watch shows on Netflix or TV. Since people spend more time alone, they are not conversing as much making them more alone. Teens can use technology to be productive and use it to study, or they could use to bully others. Cyber bullying is one of the most destructive forms of bullying because it, sometimes,
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