The Positive Effects Of Technology And Society's Effect On Human Relationships

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In today’s world, technology has revolutionized society’s standards of living. Technology’s potential lies in the hand of the users. In Sherry Turkle’s article, “Growing Up Tethered,” she explains how cell phones are a huge distraction to society. Teenagers rather socialize on their cell phones rather with the people around them. She also explained how cellphones are a huge distraction when driving. Society is too dependent on the use of cell phones which causes them to isolate themselves in the virtual world. Technology can be a big distraction especially when one is talking with someone else. One positive effect of technology on human relationships would be allowing people to communicate with loved ones around the world.Technology has negatively affected human relationships by isolating people and being a distraction, however technology can help people connect to family and friends across the world.
Technology has negatively affected human relationships by isolating people. Society is always using technology which isolates them. In Monica Kim’s article, “The Good and the Bad of Escaping to Virtual Reality,” she quotes Dr. Elias Aboujaoude, “It is possible, however, that virtual reality may drastically change a person’s social and emotional needs over time. “We may stop ‘needing’ or craving real social interactions because they may become foreign to us” (Kim). The quote stated above communicates that virtual reality has the possibility to isolate people in the

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