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But it was written by a Seattle-area tenth grader as part of an assignment to answer the question, “How has online social networking influenced your relationships with friends and family?” This student goes on to write, “The teenage way of life has completely changed from what it was only twenty years ago.
We all develop this perfect image of ourselves and some of us actually try to rely on this imaginative thought we have of ourselves instead of staying true to who we are.” “Texting, Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail alienate us from our families more than we actually think it does….
I believe that people are spending so much time online that they don’t always understand the feeling, emotion and/or character of the person they are talking to.
When you talk to someone through a message or even a voice, you can’t always fully understand them.” “Social networking has ruined the thoughtfulness in basically saying hello in person.
Ever since I got a smartphone I have been distracted from everything.
I watch television less, do homework less, and even spend less time with my friends and family.” The disadvantages of social networking and social media will continue to be studied for decades to come.
If we are so willing to replace the act that, honestly, we all love, with an artificial, typed representation that doesn’t even bring the same joy, what else would we be, potentially subconsciously, willing to exchange?