How Technology Has Changed The World Essay

1015 Words Jul 7th, 2016 5 Pages
Throughout the years, phones have had modifications and improvements that have changed the world. The phone was invented in 1876 by a man named Alexander Graham Bell. Although the phone was simply used for communication, the fact that technology could send sound waves through an electronic device was unbelieveable. Slowly, as the years went on, more advancements were made. The phone became portable and smaller, texting was invented, cameras were conjoined with the phone, and the internet was accessible. The continual evolution of the phone has redesigned technology in the time frame of one hundred and forty years through improvements that both benefit and hinder society. Despite the fact that the phone was invented over one hundred and forty years ago, new forms of communication on the phone have exponentially advanced in the last twenty five years. Text messages are messages written, sent, and received electronically by a cell phone. This is a great invention because messages can be sent extremely quickly and easily. Also, instead of only being able to talk to one person at a time, texting allows users to communicate with multiple people at once. Text messaging has been and still is the dominant form of communication today, which has surpassed phone calls, emails, and face-to-face conversations. Text messaging gives people more time to think about what they want to say, while voice messages do not allow people to think, which causes them to digress from their original…

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