Exemplification Essay: How Technology Affects Society

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How Technology Affects Society Today, our world is run by technology and electronics. Technology has many positive impacts and created many advancements in society. Although there have been many creations and inventions making our lives easier, it comes at a cost. This is creating the current generation as well as future generations to evolve, but not in such a positive way. There is starting to be more of a negative change in newer generations, technology is improving. Technology creates a form of isolation where people spend most of their time on their devices rather than going outside, or spending time with family and friends leading to a lack of social skills. Based on personal experience, at restaurants a majority of people are on their phones rather than having a conversation with the person whom they intended to talk to. It has been shown that technology creates problems ranging from mental to physical health. There is a major connection between society and their devices regarding their well being. Evidence shows…show more content…
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