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the impact that technology has on communicating. Also, how gender roles and self-help are impacted by technological advances, which continue to be on the up rise. The methodology used in this paper will be a content analysis of secondary sources of qualitative and quantitative articles.
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Television has a strong impact on interpersonal communication. Relaxing in front of the television has traditionally been a favourite pastime of the masses. However, instead of controlling, we have instead allowed the television to gain control of our lives. The television has become a convenient substitute for family interaction time. This is the time where families would have spent quality time together, socializing and talking. However, this has been replaced by television programs which engage one or more of the family members thus reducing the social interaction between them. Today, it is common for people to plan activities around television programs. This has reduced the communication between parents and their children due to the lack of quality time spend together. (Bugeja, 2005) The bond is weakened as compared with previous generations and this has a profound impact on society as a whole. As popular as television has been in our lives, it is rapidly becoming outdated and being replaced by computers and surfing on the internet.
Communication Technology is term that describes any communication device or application encompassing any of the following: mobile phones, TV, radio, computer and network hardware and software, satellite systems, as well as videoconferencing and distance learning. Communication Technology is more prevalent in our lives than ever before in both personal and business situations. It is estimated that ...
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industry; because millions of people are buying into the idea that peace and empowerment can be bought. Which is not possible to gain through technology, peace and empowerment is found through community.
“People bringing their work life home with them via blackberry’s, laptops, cell phones, etc are the people that are complaining about how technology is taking over their lives. They become stressed and overwhelmed and look for a solution on the internet. Yet again trying to find answers for their technological problems electronically…” (Bugeja, 2005)
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between people as well, replacing face-to-face interaction. Therefore, people are losing the vital interacting skills that are learned from trial and error when being on first dates.
“… women are usually socialized to be emotionally expressive, nurturing, and to direct their achievement through affiliation with others, men are usually socialized to be emotionally inhibited, assertive, and independent”(Mule, 2003)
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