How Do You Imagine Social Interaction Within 10 Years, Taking Into Consideration the Impact of Technology on Human Relations?

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1. Social interaction is the way people relate with one another. Through history, mankind has developed and improved different kinds of technologies that have had a crucial influence on social interaction and human communications. Let's make a quick overview to remember some key points of our history regarding social interactions and technology.

2. A very long time ago before written word existed there were cave paintings & storytelling.

Society is on the cusp of a social revolution, we are at a point in history where new social realities are being created by technology and those realities mean for the individual and society. We are shifting from personal human interactions to virtual interactions through social media. From Facebook to
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As medicine improves, people will live longer. Doctors will be able to create organs and prescribe medication based on the genome of the virus assaulting one’s body. Surgeries will be carried out with the aid of robots and lasers that too with the help of satellite communication. A longer life perception will definitely have an impact on our relationships as they could last much longer. Virtual humans or robots will be added to the workforce. This should free the human race from laborious tasks that take a lot of time. Hence, more time will be available to relationships personal or professional. People will be able to develop and extend their network much further.

5. With the proliferation of technologies that are able to overcome the obstacles of time and space some technological advances will cause people to be distracted, overly stressed, and increasingly isolated. Many people may be involved in an abundant number of relationships through technology, but sometimes the quantity of these associations may leave people feeling qualitatively empty. Obviously, technology will have a profound impact on what it means to be social.

6. Internet Addiction (IAD) will however be the most common addiction ten years hence that will threaten to overwhelm the addict’s normal life” as it is a very serious behavioral addiction. Internet safety will be a major concern. With children and teens being so connected, it will be extremely easy for strangers to invade homes

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