Essay about Technology And Its Effect On Our Society

783 Words Oct 27th, 2015 4 Pages
Over the recent years, technology has advanced rapidly and is now a major part of a majority of American’s lives more than ever before. A lot has changed in ten years. Ten years ago, there were no iPhones and most people carried flip phones, Facebook became more popular than MySpace and DVR and Bluetooth were fairly new inventions. People were fascinated by all of this new technology. And we will continue to be fascinated as technology advances. These technologies have led to our advancement as a society today and will continue to make it easier to live our lives more efficiently. While this mostly helps improve our society today, it also can have a negative effect and cause harm to our society when we stop communicating with each other face to face, and instead, keep our heads in our smartphones and other electronics.
Because technology is so accessible today, we spend much of our lives on our phones or electronics. This can have a positive and negative effect. Because communication with each other is easier than ever before, with texting and social media, in some ways, we have actually stopped communicating as efficiently face-to-face. While it is true that social media does help us communicate with people we would not otherwise be able to communicate with, we have stopped communicating as much face to face since it is so much easier and more efficient to communicate through technology. Just because it is easier to communicate this way with each other does not always…

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