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Technology is the present world. It affects people’s daily lives. Whether it inspires somebody to be the master at videogames or makes somebody a computer hacker. It has changed the generation of teenagers/young adults rapidly. It has made the generation more greedy, ignorant, and lazy. For instance, my parents did not have fancy cell phones or high-tech computers back then because it was never created. They only had a bike and ball until it was worn out. They never thru a fit for not getting what they wanted or sat at home, playing videogames for numerous hours. They would ALWAYS be outside, whether the weather was hot or cold, playing soccer or having a snowball fight with their friends. And when they didn’t want to go outside, they sat down, read a book, played cards, or even drank hot cocoa. Now a day, it’s all about getting an ipod touch or a phone with a touch screen. Soon, people will have chairs that will fly around to get a soda from the fridge so they don’t have to get their butt up and walk. Though there seems to be more negative influence of technology, there may still be some silver lining.

Technology is taking over our world. People don’t realize what it is doing. In the music industry for instance, when a new song comes out by a famous rockstar wearing a metal jacket with no shirt on and multiple piercings, people end up coming to school dressed the same way. They would say to their parents, “It’s the new style at school,” and their parents would say, “Okay wear it but, if you get in trouble don’t blame it on me.” Parents aren’t even strict anymore. If my parents even thought about doing a style like that, their parents would kill them. It’s the same thing with a rapper, if they get grills and get gold chains around their neck, so many people would do the same EXACT thing. However, music can have a positive effect on people also. It may inspire people to do what they want the most. It may also communicate important messages to the public and can also illicit emotions and memories that we always remember every time we hear a specific song.

Technology also affects the computer world and cell phone world. Individuals can now hack into other people’s lives or cyber-bully someone. You could hurt or be hurt by people over the internet or by a simple text message. You can also have unlimited access to inappropriate content no matter your age. The internet has also poisoned teenagers minds. Some people are on computer games for decades. People on “myspace” or “facebook” stay on the computer so they are updated on EVERY SINGLE THING that’s happening in other individual’s lives or are posting the daily drama. Drama is already an unnecessary problem in the world and it can now be spread over technology. You could start drama over a text message or even the internet where it will spread everywhere. On the other hand, there are some pros for internet and cell phones. They are great communication tools with family and friends. Also, with the new “3G” tool on some cell phones you can use the internet anywhere. So if you have no internet on your computer, you could just use your cell phone for whatever you need. Or if you get stranded or lost somewhere, all you have to do is pull out your cell phone for navigation. Computers and cell phones are good tools for everyone to use, but it doesn’t need to be used for the above reasons.

As discussed, there are many cons to technology, but there are some pro’s too. It could be useful for people’s lives and it could be used to hurt people’s lives. The way technology should be used is as a tool and for helpful reasons, and should not be used for hours of laziness. overall, technology influences every aspect of people’s lives.

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Lol1234 said...
Sep. 24 at 8:17 am
U just used technology to post this shit essay idiot!!!
Lol1234 said...
Sep. 24 at 8:17 am
U just used technology to post this shit essay idiot!!!
Praile said...
Apr. 20 at 8:12 am
It was very helpful all things that you've written is right
gremlinThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Apr. 1 at 9:42 am
YES technology is a major part of advancement in civilization, however i think that it is making everyone change. such as, people not being social or only relying on social media, also most things that you see on social media are fake or made up and everyone believes it. for example according to facebook I died four years ago. and now some people believe it. and last i checked im still here
Jesuspraypray said...
Jan. 10 at 2:20 am
Hey, I'm glad you wrote this. I always wondered what that's like and I know a few people who've experienced that. I pray Our Father in Heaven guides you through this disease, and that you'll give school and work and life another chance. And yes, moms are annoying. But when you know they care, it doesn't hurt as much. I'll keep praying for you. Dude, so just hold on to God. Here're songs Hope in font of me-by Danny Gokey I never lost my praise-Tremaine Hawkins P... (more »)
AgegeBread said...
Sept. 29, 2015 at 1:52 pm
Technology is one of the best things to have happened to the world. People like complaining that teens these days walk around with their faces glued to phones and Ipads, etc. They be talking like we don't eat, sleep, do homework, hang out with friends, read books etc. Yeah, some of us spend too much time on the internet and stuff but come on, with a little discipline, everyone can use technology in a decent way. We have things that will make life easier, and that might make some of us lazy. But ... (more »)
anonymous said...
Apr. 14, 2015 at 8:52 am
You might want to look at your grammatical and punctuational errors. Everybody is agreeing on how well she did but not correcting her. In my opinion she did horrible but A for effort.
anonymous replied...
Feb. 14 at 11:21 pm
let's not talk about grammar and just focus on the message of this article.
vaibhav said...
Mar. 24, 2015 at 1:26 pm
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vaibhav said...
Mar. 24, 2015 at 1:26 pm
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Mar. 24, 2015 at 1:26 pm
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Faneto replied...
Aug. 7, 2015 at 9:46 pm
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kittylover1d replied...
Aug. 7, 2015 at 10:06 pm
GO TORCH even thou no one calls u that
Freddy Fazbear said...
Feb. 23, 2015 at 4:01 pm
I agree that technology has effected the world ,but no one is doing anything to let these "new generations" settle down!
ved sane said...
Feb. 16, 2015 at 10:44 pm
This is good but I want short eassy
Ajjja said...
Dec. 8, 2014 at 6:07 pm
I would agree but we have to also see that we don't use this technolgy too much, that's why all kids are starting to dump school and it is not correct at alland if we over use it our lives will be finished to see don't USE IT!!!!
Professor said...
Sept. 14, 2014 at 6:18 pm
I disagre with this because the internet can be very helpfull. Like when people need to communicate in a second we have that in a minute by simply pulling your phone out and getting on FaceBook. It can also help spread good stuff like the ASL challenge. A more helpful question would be. Wouldn't the civil rights movement have occured faster if there was the technolgy we have today???? 
LIZ_J. replied...
Jul. 2, 2015 at 10:14 pm
I agree. While the argument presented is valid in some aspects, it neglects to recognize the advantages that technology has presented and crisis that could have be prevented before condemning its use all together.
vlersonleku replied...
today at 11:26 am
yes but the people are using the technology in other aspects
Hello my name is... said...
Jul. 27, 2014 at 4:09 am
My daughter had to do a speech on technology and this helped alot. (dont worry, she rewrote it!) Lovely piece of work!
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