As we approach 2022, there’s no denying technology plays a huge role in our lives as individuals. In modern times, many people use technology to work, communicate with loved ones, and even order food and groceries.
First and foremost, the benefits technology has brought into our lives are a given; however, it would be remiss not to acknowledge the dark side of technology, also. When human beings become too dependent on (or even addicted to) technology, this is when problems arise.
Platforms like Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and Facebook are all the rage these days. Millions of people use these platforms to keep up with friends and even promote their businesses.
However, these platforms are also facing heightened scrutiny as of late, due to the adverse mental health impacts they’re having on teenagers and others. Believe it or not, though, this is barely scratching the surface.
Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg has in the works a simulated, virtual reality system called the “Metaverse” or “Meta.”