How Communication Has Changed Over Time Essay

1046 Words Mar 31st, 2016 5 Pages
From the evolution of sending letters to nowadays emails, our form of communication changed over time. While these changes may have brought convenience and efficiency, it also brought forth another dire problem. With the ability to write short, simple messages at a fast pace, communication has been more efficient; however, these practices impact our professional writing. With supporting texts from “How to Write (the Perfect) Email” by David Shipley and Will Schwalbe and “ I Won’t Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here’s Why” by Kyle Wiens, they pointed out the problems associated with the constant use of informal writing. For example, instead of writing paragraphs to convey one’s thought, it can now be put into shorter simple messages like “LOL that is great.” As a result, writing casually develops into our professional lifestyle through our social life, image, and personality. With the increase of technology, individuals have focused their attention on social media like Facebook and Snapchat. Although these items had created a major trend, these tools have been used everywhere. During high school, I noticed that my classmates were communicating with simple phrases and talking in slang. Following the trend, I did not want to feel left out, so I did the same. By conforming to these changes, this event caused a more dire situation. By continuing these practices in my social life, I would often write slangs and make grammar errors in many of my essays. With an abundant amount…

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