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Almost all teens use technology everyday. That raises the question “Is the use of technology affecting teens in a positive way or a negative way?” As a fellow teen, in my daily life, I use technology constantly. Either in school or outside of school. I feel teens rely on today’s technology to heavily that it may be having harmful affects on teens.

In this so called ‘technology era” no matter if you don’t realize it or not there is a monster that will never be destroyed. That monster is technology. Teens these days are being suffocated by the internet, cell phones, and texting.

I feel that teen with their abbreviation while chatting on the internet or texting on their cell phones it may affect their spelling. This causes teens to make careless mistakes on their class work and makes them look less intelligent.

Some teens might agree with me that technology takes to much time too waste our lives on. Were still kids. Shouldn’t we be going outside, getting fresh air, and actually seeing our friends face to face. Not cooped up in our houses mindlessly surfing the internet talking with our friends through Facebook or Skype.

Technology is sometimes even your best friend. It can help you solve your problems or generate more. Teens are relying on the internet to answer their questions to help them with their schoolwork. Back when kids didn’t have the benefit of going on Google to see what the capital of Thailand is. They had to use books and literature. This educates the kids greater because their actually learning, not copying and pasting.

I’m not saying I’m against the benefits of technology, it has some upsides. It’s like the economy, it has its highs and its lows. I think “ Why cant people see the benefits of technology.” It has never been easier to have a question and get a quick to the point answer. Its also easier if you have relatives in a far away destination you can still keep up with their daily lives.

According to the Connecticut Post “ In today’s fast paced world, fast communication is essential, making text messing another important method of communication. This means being able to communicate with our friends and family is important to teens. It’s not just important to teens its basically used by everyone.

Technology will always be in our lives, whether us teens like it our not. Nobody owns all technology. So no one will be able to confiscate your precious cell phone ( except your parents) or be able to prevent you from being influenced by today’s technology.

Honestly I love technology, I love everything about it. In today’s world its good to be connected to your friends and family while on the go. If you feel the same or not is your own personal preference. So I cannot declare if it benefits teens or not, but in my opinion it is one of the greatest things in our history.



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ghjk said...
Nov. 11 at 9:50 pm
when waz dis written? 
 
juidhlarfgdaf said...
Mar. 20 at 7:56 am
Almost all teens use technology everyday. That raises the question “Is the use of technology affecting teens in a positive way or a negative way?” As a fellow teen, in my daily life, I use technology constantly. Either in school or outside of school. I feel teens rely on today’s technology to heavily that it may be having harmful affects on teens. In this so called ‘technology era” no matter if you don’t realize it or not there is a monster that will never ... (more »)
 
black hammer said...
Mar. 20 at 7:52 am
 WE NEDD TO STOP THIS
 
SlippyTans replied...
Oct. 16 at 6:44 pm
U mad? U mad? U mad?
 
pinklover17 said...
Dec. 5, 2013 at 9:54 pm
please don't judge peoples grammer when you cant spell a word right in your comment 
 
oghjghpy replied...
Mar. 20 at 7:54 am
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Prycebear said...
Nov. 13, 2013 at 5:55 am
Try to minimalise the dogmatic nature of your article, and chaeck your grammar!
 
Searching said...
Apr. 6, 2013 at 5:45 pm
In light of the subject I would suggest a bit more emphasis on the grammar and spelling.
 
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