Advantages And Disadvantages Of Communication Technology

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KILLESTER COLLEGE OF FURTHER EDUCATION
CULTURAL & HERITAGE STUDIES
COMMUNICATIONS

Claudia Ozelame
Dublin 2015 COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
This essay will explore the uses of Communications Technology (CT) in different situations, consider its advantages and disadvantages and as well, analyze the impact of CT on private and public life. It’s based on my own personal experiences, class notes and literature available on the internet.
Communications technology can be defined as a set of technological resources used in an integrated manner with a common goal. CT can be used in different contexts like on industrial plants (automation process of production line), on business premises (management, advertising), in the finance / investment sector (simultaneous information, instant communication) on education (in the teaching process, distance education).
Since the 90s with the rise of the Internet, the connection between people becomes easier and the improvement of communications technology developed social networks, a social bond and connection. It’s difficult to find aspects in our lives where technology doesn’t have an impact. Creations such email, chat, webcam, forums, virtual communities among others, transformed human relationships.
Communication nowadays is fast, effective and essentially, it is affordable. Friends and families keep contact using text messaging services like Whatsapp, Viber, SMS and video calls such Skype and Google Hangout. Wi-Fi is
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