The Impact Of Technology On Our Society

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The definition of technology is “the collection of techniques, skills, methods and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives” but to most people living in this day and age, it has become an essential part in their lives (Wikipedia). It has become people’s main source of communication; they’re main way to stay updated along with the rest of the world. It has become so much more than just a collection of methods to accomplish something, in 2015, it’s basically what their worlds revolve around. In the 21st century, more people have been connected through the invention of the internet, and from there comes social media, search engines and any information about anything or anyone that has ever been talked about. Technology has brought about positive change in our world, but with it, also some negative. Although some may argue that technology has been detrimental to our society, technology has actually been beneficial because for some people it takes away loneliness and improves our brain activity. Admittedly, technology has made us somewhat lonelier and has led to mental health problems which affects us in our daily lives. In the article Is Facebook Making us Lonely? by Stephen Marche, he talks about the negative effects of social media, and what it has been doing to us as individuals and as a society. As he mentioned the unease that comes with having social media, he adds that “social networking might be spreading the
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