25th Annual IAJBS World Forum / Inaugural CJBE South Asia Regional Chapter Meeting

Experience level: 
Advanced
Intended Audience: 
All
Speaker(s): 
Gregory Ulferts
Authors: 
Gregory W. Ulferts, Terry Howard University of Detroit Mercy

Impact of Technology on Social Relations

Social relationships are being impacted by changing technology. This impact is a relevant issue of study. The expanding and ever-changing capabilities of technology and its importance in human life define the relevance of the problem. This comprehensive study was done to determine the positive or negative impact of technology. The role of social networks in the society was assessed. New phenomena such as Internet addiction and phubbing are addressed in the study. The disadvantages and advantages of current technology have been estimated determine whether the life of a society is facilitated by technology or causes the relationship crises the members of society.