Disadvantages Of Communication Technology

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This essay is going to discuss the uses of CT and how in different situations there is an appropriate choice of technology. I will also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of CT and how it can have an impact on both private and public life. There are many different communication technologies that we use to communicate. Examples include, the telephone/smartphone, which developed throughout the years going from landline to wireless allowing people to communicate from various locations all around the world. The radio and television are forms of audial and visual communication. This allowed information to be broadcasted to a broad audience of both listeners and viewers and allowed opportunities for many businesses to allow people to see and hear about their products/companies. The most important form of communication technology is the computer and internet, an everyday use. It allows for instant sharing of ideas and information across the world. There are many advantages and disadvantages of communication technology and this can lead to many different impacts on people’s private and public lives. Some advantages that communication technology has in private lives include Social, it provides the ability to be able to keep in contact with friends and family. Useful for information, having a smartphone with Wi-Fi allows you to be able to search for information i.e. phone numbers, directions, transport routes etc. Also the ability to search online on a computer at home.
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