Technology: The Impact Of Technology In The 20th Century

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In modern days, Technology was not as popular as it is today. Many things have changed since then which results in either positive or negative behavior. For example, in an article that I read an 80 year old man was interviewed to get an insight on how society was without the fancy technology like today. The older guy experience was definitely different. He stated that life was much simpler, items were much cheaper, and overall he believed his generation was better to grow up in. Just by the example that I provided above shows that every individual has a different insight on which generation is a better society to grow up in. A lot of the decisions are based on what is very known today as “Technology”. In many parts of the world today, technology …show more content…
In the 20th century this is where technology begins to take a turn and cause an effect on individuals social and personal behavior skills. One the biggest creation of this century is called “Myspace”. The social media site started in 2003; individuals were able to connect with others all around the world, customize their profiles, and add music to their profile. This particular site started to get everyone interested in social media. Three years later the social media site known as “Facebook” was created. The site was similar to “Myspace”, but more advance. On the site you were able to find individuals all around the world if they had an account created. Many thought it was a cooler idea since more incentives were included like Facebook messenger; messages are instantly sent to the desired individual, videos and pictures are able to be shared from anywhere at any time. Overall, Facebook is a great site to have fun and connect with family and friends. Once videos and pictures were being shared all over the world, a site known as “Instagram” was created. The site is very popular in the 20th century with nearly everyone using it to take pictures, record videos, and upload to the site for views. Lastly, the biggest creation invented in the 20th century is called “Google”. Everyone uses Google at some point of time in their life. The site is great to search anything that you may have …show more content…
Most Teens and Young adults are more addicted to internet because of all the social media sites that are present. The internet could be a benefit as well as a detriment to the younger society. Benefits could be socialization with peers about unique things, learning opportunities from peer, understanding importance of things such as healthcare, and political information to ensure that they are aware. Detriments could be cyberbullying one another, sexting, expressing depression over the multiple sites, and influencing others to buy different products being advertised. I honestly feel that a person social and personal skill could be affected depending on how they take advantage of all the social media sites. For example, everyone knows that Political stand points are views that most should pay attention to; since the individuals running plan to take over the economy. In today’s society it is likely that most young adults have some knowledge on political parties due to them spending tremendous amount of time with different media sites (Yang, Pg.1). Social media sites are not horrible ideas; It all depends on the way an individual let it affects them. For example in the article, “When your smartphone is too good for your own good”, the article discuss an important factor of the

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