With the technological advancements made and people’s tendency to demand more and more, are we sure technology will benefit mankind? Products such as smartphones and tablets provide an instant source of knowledge and entertainment. As a result, our society and culture is advancing to be more obsessed with virtual reality.
With all the great achievements, who knew technology could be so harmful. Now, we have numerous people surfing the web at any given moment. Time in front of a screen has only increased with the thousand of social media sites and apps designed to “connect” people. A problem exists in which people can never unplug themselves. We see an increasing amount of Internet use with people lurking over the web all night. Our society has evolved into one needing constant contact.
Who knows how exactly technology and the digital world will shape our society in the coming years. It may allow us to reach goals never imagined. Perhaps, it drags us down a gloomy path stemming from the cultural changes and violence which technology brings.