Some things then may not be that accessible to us now, but in this day and age, everything is almost made possible by the advance communications technology surrounding us. When youth observes daily occurrences of violence, why society is so violent should not be the question, but how society can decrease youth violence should be what is scrutinize.
No matter where you go or who you meet, technology will be there. Parents responding to the survey noted that the internet and mobile devices help kids make connections to information, and friends and family, and allow children to become more independent.
And how will it keep impacting them in the future?
It is hard for kids nowadays to imagine a world that existed without all of the gadgets, electronics and seamless operations that computer technology provides. And, life has taught us several times not to focus so much on the bad.
Twenge further reports that statistics show that: Eighth-graders who are heavy users of social media increase their risk of depression by 27 percent, while those who play sports, go to religious services, or even do homework more than the average teen cut their risk significantly.