The Development of Technology Negatively Affect Relationship between People

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The Development of Technology Negatively Affect Relationship between People The Development of Technology Negatively Affect Relationship between People The development of technology grows rapidly, there are various high tech products that are coming out constantly. Technology plays an essential and indispensable role in our daily lives, and it is the way of interaction with others also. Technology seems to be really convenient to our lives. We can get tons of information from it, we can entertain ourselves, and communicate with others immediately and easily by using it. However, technology brings a big problem in our real lives, the relationships between people are negatively affected due to the development of technology. What…show more content…
On the Internet, it is easy to say something without responsibilities, our immediate replies and reactions of negative emotions may ruin relationships easily. According to Dr. Lickerman (2010), and it is also easier to damage a relationship online than in the real lives, because the ease of making errors electronically (para.10). And it affects our relationships negatively if it occurs. Internet and smartphone addiction is increasingly serious nowadays. We can see that most people are using, or just scrolling their smartphones everywhere, in the restaurant, in the street, or even at home. The main cause of the problem is that people are too addicted to their phones, it leads many personal, family and social problems. Google Hong Kong had done a survey, it is about how Hong Kong users use the Internet on their smartphones. It is written that “82% access the Internet every day on their smartphone and most never leave home without it.” (Google, 2013, p.2) This statistic shows the fact that these smartphone users are too dependent on their cellphones, wherever they are and whenever it is. For the above problem, there is a direct solution to solve it. We need to pay more attention to our words or text when we send them to others, it is because “Every Internet message you send becomes a permanent part of your brand” (Lickerman, 2010,
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