Advancing Technology

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Maintaining the Role of Technology
    Technology has been and will forever be advancing. It plays an important role in everyone’s life, and can be found anywhere. Whether it’s a six year old child playing with an IPhone, or an 80 year old lady reading a book on her kindle. There is just no hiding from it. But with the advancement of technology, is society advancing with it, or just becoming robots? To succeed in not being taken over by technology people must be true to themselves, set limits, and detach from it.

Now a days, almost everyone has some sort of social media network. It could be a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. That is what makes the internet such a dangerous place. While on the computer anyone could put anything as themself. They could make fake profiles or give false information about themselves, and the only person who would know is them. Someone could be talking to who they believe is a cute 20 year old girl, who they want to meet up with and date, but in reality it could be a 30 year old trucker playing a joke. It is easy for people to hide behind a computer screen and that is why they do it so often. A prime example of this can be found from the T.V show “Catfish.” What happens in the show is, two people end up talking to each other online; they start talking for a while, and then they fall in love without ever seeing each other. Then the hosts of the show go to one of the people and help them meet the “love of their life.” But out of the 24 aired episodes, only two people have actually been who they really said they were. But there are many more people who aren’t being who they really say they are. So while using technology people should be who they really are, and just because they can hide behind a computer screen, they should still be true to themselves.

Hiding from technology is not an easy task. Some people actually need technology for important things, so they can’t just throw it away. So instead of shutting out technology...
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