The availability and affordability of computing or smart technology have made some issues in the way society operates. The majority of these issues are for betterment, such as intelligent gadgets and the internet are providing unlimited access to almost every information ever discovered or created by humans. However, some negative issues have also emerged as technology progresses. It is essential to analyze these negative impacts and take necessary steps for the betterment of us and society.
Communication Disruption: Communication and socializing are always crucial in a family. It creates and strengthens the bond between each other. But more than one portable smart device, which is internet-enabled, is the reason for the lack of family communication. If each member is drowned in their laptop or smartphone always, things like watching Tv or movies are compromised. If they go for dinner outside anyway, they will need to still stare at their touchscreen rather than talking.
Criticism of Character: Before digital technology was invented, people used to connect by writing letters on paper. This type of communication was private and secured. But now, Facebook or other social services are used to defame and criticize people and businesses. These are serious crimes and has led to arrests. The govt should issue laws and strict control over posts and comments.
Identity Theft: Fraud is one of the most spurious activities that has enabled easy access to computers and the internet. The most problematic fact is identity theft. A third party can easily collect any innocent person’s details and can be used for the felonious purpose such as wrong transactions from your bank account or damaging activities. It can even turn an honest man into bad in the eye of society.
Society is unequal than it is at present when it comes to the facts of income and wealth. These inequalities, which can result in social division divisions, are the leading cause of the global financial crisis.