Has Technology, like Facebook, Texting, Twitter made our kids less socially functional?
I thought the whole point of these types is to make socializing more easy. Some may see it as less socially functional, but really they're talking to friends much more than they would without technology.
Your conviction is wrong. Rather, our kids are exploring the virtual social world with an unlimited option. Moreover, they are making their friends around the world. They can also reach to every corner of the world for searching a friend. Nowadays, they are more intelligent: can face the virtual world's problems with guts: they are more aware about their responsibility and duty. The conventional social interaction has some limitations whereas, the virtual social interaction needs a less physical presence rather it is a great fun for our life. It is saved for our kids, if they use it wisely.
Not so. They are still SOCIALIZING thats why you call those sites as social media websites. But too much of anything is not healthy. They could lose their connection to the real world. They can even be anti-social. Socializing with a real person is different from socializing via the Internet, it could hurt their self-esteem too and presence in public. So moderation is the key.
by John Coviello4 years ago
Am I The Only One Who Doesn't Like Twitter?I have been toying with Twitter recently, and I can honestly say that I do not like it. I am wondering if anyone else out there in HubPages land feels the same way? ...
by Michael Valencia2 months ago
Does social networking bring us closer together, or further apart?While sites like facebook and twitter enable us to share vast amounts of our lives with others in an instant, are our intereactions in fact becoming...
by Tibby9 years ago
I feel that through the evolution of Facebook, emails, texting etc. there is a risk that we're losing touch with human touch. Anybody have any feedback, or stories relating to this? Is this the right forum...
by Hawkers Bazaar7 years ago
Are social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook making us shallower?
by Jennifer B4 months ago
A few years back when I did Examiner.com, the writers were always talking about where is the best places to promote our work. I feel like once you use all your social media accounts, hit up any forums related to...
by Leaderofmany6 years ago
Children today use so many ways of talking with each other without person to person contact. Is this limiting them socially? Will they have the skills to needed to interact with others?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.