Essay on Technology And Its Effect On Society

1592 Words Nov 16th, 2014 7 Pages
Bryan Creta
Mrs. G
Period: hybrid
Final Draft Research Paper (Technlogy)
The average person uses technology and social media everyday without even realizing it; they continuously do this but they never stop to question is technology affecting their life in a negative way? From my research I’ve come up with the conclusion that technology does have an effect on us as a society in both positive negatives ways. The viewer can only determine these positives and negatives; but in my opinion the negatives are crippling are society and technology is no longer a positive thing. I remember being a kid and I was already addicted to technology and it effected my life; from playing Pokémon on my Gameboy color to watching television all day, technology was there to persuade me to come to it and ignore my duties and studies. I ask you “Have you realized the impact technology has had on your life?” “A survey of 1,102 adolescents found that 97 percent had played video games in the past day. Although most parents checked the censor’s rating before allowing their child to purchase it, 50 percent of boys and 14 percent of girls favored games with an "M" or "AO" rating, which implies a high degree of violence.”(Norcia). This is a overwhelming statistic. Social media has started effecting people in the work place and has lead to the belief that social media has a negative impact on society rather than a positive impact.
In present time kids and teens spend a decent chunk of their day on…

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