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Running Header: Communication through Technology and Social MediaCommunication through Technology and Social MediaOlivia DeFluriThe College of New Jersey1
Communication through Technology and Social MediaTechnology and social media has become a focal point in the way people live their lives.Over the past couple years people have become significantly more dependent on technology.The gadgets invented for convinces has changed the way we work, date, research informationand communication. The idea of constant connection to the outside world is very appealing tothe youth. Adolescents have become dependent on technology changing the way the worldworks as they grow up and emerge into the work force. Technology has helped in medicalmiracle, the making of safer cars, and the spread of important news. (Gebski,2015) Technologyhas quickly changed human life making everyday tasks easier and keeping everyone connected.Social media has changed the way people communicate on and off line. Before social mediamost people only talked to and knew news about people they see face to face. Social mediamakes the number of people an individual has access to grow exponentially. Social media helpsto spread news and messages out to thousands of people at lightning speed. This has changedthe way people interact in person, different social media platforms have made it difficult forpeople to carry out normal conversations when face to face with someone. (Edwards, 2015)Social media also assists with customer service and companies communicate with their clients.Most companies use twitter and Facebook to get messages, sales, and information to peoplethey are trying to sell to. Companies can use social media to study their customers and usetargeted campaigns. Social media gives customers and clients more insight on the company thatwould previously only be available by physically going to the office. This gives the company’sexposure and another form of advertising. A new era of technology is coming, close to 92% ofteens claim to go on the internet daily. (Younger, 2015) If this many teens who will soon be2
Communication through Technology and Social Mediaadults and running the country are going on line it is important to study how they communicatethrough social media.

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