The brain is only made to do so many tasks at a time. The brain will not be able to comprehend as many information if there is too much info for it to comprehend. Thus, learning skills in teens are oppressed by the amount of multitasking. The benefit of education growth when using technology is definitely a big positive when it comes to teens and technology. But the openness of one’s private life and anatomical change to teens’ brains are some information that teens should consider before posting that next picture on Instagram
Mikela Jennings Living in the world today where everything is or in the process of becoming technology based, the initial thoughts are that this would make human life easier, more accessible, and maybe even more affordable. With all these possibilities set in motion, the inevitable negatives of our society being so technology-based are rearing their ugly head. Internet addictions, although growing amongst people especially youths at alarming rates, are being overlooked due to how common and acceptable it is to be on the internet 24/7 is within the United States now. However, much like any other addiction, if it goes undiagnosed and untreated for long enough it can have dire effects on a person’s life. During my interview with a friend who
Does the social media bring more harm than good to you? “Social media is the collective of online communications channels dedicated to community-based input, interaction, content-sharing and collaboration” (Rouse,2016). There are many forms of social media ranging from websites, forums, blogs and many more. Although social media has been beneficial for us regardless of our age, it has brought about many consequences as well. Some people argue that social media is good for us because it has allowed us to widen our social circles.
Should adults supervise children’s Internet access? Many adults have this question in mind. There is no doubt that there is a growing number of young children spending more time online, however, there are positive and negative consequences. In this modern and developed world, Internet has been created and modified to help people in their daily lives from school projects to socialising with friends and even playing games online. As technology and education is rapidly improving, children's technology usage has raised concerns for society but yet few acted out.
The current study is the effects of exposure to technology on young children. As we become increasingly more reliant and absorbed in technology, it is no surprise that today’s children have become avid users as well (Hatch, 2011). Children at the age of three or four already have tablets, smart phones, and others; they could easily attain technologies and would even demand for one. As it makes easier for us, technology has both positive and negative impacts especially on young children. It comes with great opportunities but these opportunities likewise come with great risk and can be viewed as threats.
History/Background Every social network is set up to attract different groups of people. “Teenagers use social networking sites as a place to express themselves and experiment with their identities.” Consequently, in this day and age, it is easier for teenagers to express themselves through their social media profiles/pages. Moreover, reading and exploring other peoples profiles can form and shape the minds of today’s youth. Oftentimes, we are influenced by our surroundings. Today one of our biggest surroundings is the mass media.
It seems that young and old are finding it easier than ever before to succeed in their academic performances in using the latest technological advancement in their educational systems in this postmodern world. HOW THE TECHNOLOGY IS IMPACTING THE SOCIETY The technology that changes Currently the younger generations are very knowledgeable in this technologically satiated society. The biggest difference amongst the older generation and the newer ones are the technology and how they communicate with their associates. The newer generation is more engrossed on communicating with their friends, family and other people respectively. Moreover the new generation is about displaying their life always online for the world to see them on the social networking sites like in Facebook, twitter etc.
It sounds like the complaint of an adult: children these days are narrow-minded, just not as creative or social as they used to be because of the internet; but the American Psychiatric Association think that childrens digital journey makes them well-informed, happy, social and lets them keep up with technology. The 20th century is an era with many inventions that developed by humans to make life easier and, the internet is one of the most important inventions that completely changed the world; but there is a perception that internet is full of unnecessary websites and children will learn inappropriate informations from them and also there is a current debate surrounding the topic of cyber safety, too. But at this point the solution is not speaking
They encourage creativity. Children who use social networking websites are more creative than others who do not use them. In addition, social websites provide communication channels and so children will be able to share and exchange their knowledge. As a result, their minds are broadened and they have positive attitudes towards life. The most related advantage for us as students of computer sciences is that the use of social networks assists the development of children 's technical skills and practical understanding of technology.
Nowadays, youths uses social media to communicate with friends and search for information. Youths are constantly searching for information on the internet. Books are no longer the first go-to tools to search for trivial questions. Consequently, advertising on the internet will provide youths with more information about the brand and the product itself. Since advertising on the internet is less costly or even no cost at all, companies are able to better inform youths.