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Technology has affected adolescents the most, and it has done so in so many ways as described below.
Teens haven't always been the most sociable of people, however as technology evolves, they become even more attached to their homes. Games console, movies, TV shows and even mobiles phones distract them from real life. Fantasy tends to portray life as bland, not interesting enough to leave their homes. Social media connects people worldwide, adding to the feeling of never needing to leave homes to socialise.
It's common that the younger generations, tend to consume more unhealthy snacks and drinks whilst using technologies, such as games consoles or even watching TV. This is likely due to the fact that food products such as crisps and chocolate etc are quicker and cheaper to eat. This in turn means they can return to their distractions far quicker, rather than cooking wholesome meals.
A large proportion of the younger generation don't leave their homes due being easily distracted by the technology we develop. They engage in physical activities far less than they should including exercise, sports or any other activities that keep the body healthy. Some may even disrupt their sleep schedules due to being distracted. Teenagers can easily lose track of time and often don't realise, it's time to sleep. Blue light that's emitted from LED screens also contributes to sleep deprivation.
Young people are still growing and learning, so they will use the skills they acquire, occasionally from bad influences. This includes behaviors that are not acceptable, negative influences that are often seen in the media, such as TV shows and violent movies. Unacceptable behavior usually comes in the form of:
4 Foul language
5. Physical and mental abuse
The technology that people use today give them direct access to the internet, which can be a useful tool, however at the same time it can put them in danger. As an example, teenagers use social media excessively, meaning that they publish their personal information online. This puts them at higher risk because their information is placed into the hands of individuals who might want to cause them harm.