Modern Social Technology and Media (Such as Facebook, Twitter, Texting, Email, Etc.)Is Meant to Connect Us Together More Closely, but as a Result, We Are Becoming More Isolated and Less Socially Comfortable.

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Modern social technology is threatening to dominate our lives and make us less human. As media has developed, human frantically use modern technology to communicate with each other. Under the illusion of perfect connections between people, it indirectly isolates and leads to less socially comfortable human interaction. However, social media such as facebook, and twitter actually brings out various benefits by sharing commonality of human nature through convenient access of modern technology. In another perspective, the essential nature of social media and technology connects people more closer, not isolating from real community.

As a tool for communication, social media can also organize a distinct community. For those who cannot find people with commonality can use media to make human connection. They can open up entirely new worlds through modern social technology. Getting involved in groups can delivers composure to one’s mental health. Furthermore, they can carry their interaction into face-to-face relationship. Rather than isolation, the sense of relaxation will be conveyed for using the benefits of social media. Chairman of Microsoft, Bill Gates stated, “The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow,” As he mentioned, media access allows people who has been isolated, and less socially comfortable, to create, participate, and share their community thoroughly.

Social Media indirectly lets people experience fresh ideas all over the world. Since internet is filled with massive amounts of information, and full of variety, it can connect people more tightly. Especially for people who live in an isolated area, where there are extremely limited opportunities to face diverse personalities, can encounter various aspects through media. They do not have to ride for 3 hours to meet people with commonality. In addition, for people with disabilities, they can obtain consolation from cyber-users. One of my friend uttered, “Social network,...
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