The Toxins of Technology Technology has become a huge part of society today and, in a way, is starting to take over the world. It changes the way we view people, the way we do things in our daily lives, and how we deal with problems. Someone could easily say something bad about someone else on a social media site and everyone else would believe it, not even taking into consideration that it may not be true. Also, with how advanced technology has become, people have become lazier with how they do things. When given the opportunity to use any sort of technology to get something done as fast as possible, they do it.
In conclusion, the influence and nature of rap music is overall negatively affecting society in violent ways even though it can be fun to listen to for many people. Society is affected by rap music so much that “polls show that teens consider musicians as heros far more than even athletes and rate music ahead of religion and booms as factors that greatly influence their generation” (Page). Looking at these polls, religion was least important and that shows how much people care about their religion and put rap music before that. Many people do not realize the dangers of most rap musics violent lyrics and putting that before important things can negatively affect people. This relates to my life because my cousin was a 4.0 gpa student graduating highest of his class.
The news and social media has and forever will impact our daily lives. Looking at the positives, one is now able to chat with someone from across the world or even learn more about the world around them. On the contrary, this new innovation comes with many dangers and miscommunication. Manipulating people into becoming naive to a point where they believe everything they hear on the internet, which eventually leads to prejudices against people, ideas, places, etc… One major example of this is the U.S and Islam. Western media have negatively impacted the lives of Muslims living not only in the Middle East but also the U.S. Due to this, the Muslim community has grown increasingly afraid of the western population and has further divided among each other.
The internet has so much good to it and does a lot to help with society, yet there is a deeper darker side that affects a lot of the population. The internet has content and actions through people that are considered to be a crime. It puts a lot of physical, mental and emotional effect on an individual. The Internet has many forms and techniques that are used to destroy the victim and they are all critical. These are things that make people scared of using the internet even though the internet is a helpful place.
We live in a world of social media, though it can be a good and bad thing, everywhere you look you can see what everyone else is doing in their personal lives. Social Media apps are taking a huge toll on our personal lives and it’s at great risk that we are filming too much of our lives. With all the positive that social media brings, it also brings a lot of negative to things most important to you such as, your home, your privacy and your teen’s privacy. Have you ever heard of “insta bragging”? Probably not.
Some see it as internet “trolls” trying give people a hard time, but, that’s not entirely true. Modern society needs to understand the weight of the cyberbullying issue and realize its more prevalent and harmful than it seems. In the article “Cyberbullying is Dangerous,” Suzann Phillips emphasizes the dangers of cyberbullying and its effects on the youth. She starts out by telling the story of
However, technology has made a great impact in our lives, it also has made a not-so-great impact and is leading teens to very serious situations.For example, technology such as iPads, iPods, cell phones, and tablets are becoming so dangerous it is causing people to gain health issues, “Constantly looking down at devices can cause neck pain and overtime will cause the neck to lose its natural curve.”(Sheri Hosel)Furthermore, as much as we use technology without even noticing it is harming society as a whole. Most people don 't even realize how much damage can be caused by constantly looking at a screen but really, the list of health conditions that technology is causing for us goes on and on. Technology needs to take a step down and we need to focus on helping out teens for our their own benefits.Additionally, technology isn 't the only issue, its whats on the devices, such as social media that are causing violence, “The increase in cyberbullying has additionally led to an increase in teen suicides”(Ashley Steve) Health issues caused by technology are big problems but, bullying and suicides are a whole different story. The fact that they are letting these issues happen is sad, it is teens against technology. And right now they are letting technology take them over, this needs to be put to an end!
Social media use should be limited for teens due to unsafe content, increased anxiety and depression, along with dishonest individuals and other dangers. One reason that teens should have restraints for social media is that it contains risky and explicit content, and can make things seem more apparent than they really are in society. Social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, all tend to have advertisements for the selling of products, especially aimed at teens (teenhealthandwellness.com). However, once clicked on, the user could be taken to sites that are possibly unsuitable for teens (teenhealthandwellness.com). Social media is also known to make society seem more supposedly different than it is in reality.
Other, more socially shy people, find themselves in an anonymous online communication, allowing them to be more unfettered. Generation "Y" was formed at a time when the Internet has caused a global revolution in the traditional media. Compared with previous generations, this characterized by universal accessibility of any information, music, cinema, which could not help but affect the business of the TV channels, recording studios and entertainment industry in general. In countries with more stringent laws, the spread of unlicensed content on the network has become a problem, and the state and the authorities are trying to monitor the implementation of the copyright law. Nevertheless, torrent trackers now are winning back the market share from the respective owners, and now music lovers do not hunt for new disks, but easily download it (legally or
Leakage of Private Information is also one of the major disadvantages in the internet. The point that the Internet has become a market place has also made a rise in fraud cases. Credit/debit card details are mainly vulnerable. Most advertisement on the internet are a trap asking your personal information, and the advertising is so real and most users don’t know that it is a trap. This calls for extreme caution while making transactions online.