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Katherine Kwarta Devry University Kenneth Sherman ENGL062
With social media becoming a bigger part of our society, one has to wonder: Is this affecting the way our youth is forming relationships with people? Now a days you can either flip open your laptop, turn on your tablet or just press an app on your phone that will connect you to millions of people at one time. And you can also get an idea of someone before even really meeting them. You can look at their Facebook page and see past pictures of them or see who they are friends with or what kind of movies they like and where they went last night with their friends. But having access to this much information can not always be a good thing. If I can look up the guy that I thought was hot in my science class and find out things about him before even meeting him, then where is the excitement in talking to him? Where did the connection between us go? If I can talk to someone through a chatroom, where is the personal time or the face to face interaction at? The youth of today is starting to shy away from one of the basic functions that keep us as humans going: face to face interactions with one another. This is creating more isolation between people which I believe can be a bad thing. Before the social media exploded if you want to get to know someone, you had to

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