Is Social Media Sabotaging Real Communication?

Are we truly communicating when we are hiding behind a false identity over texting or messaging in any way over the digital world? Technology has allowed us to become “more connected” but some suggest that even though we think that we are more connected that in reality we are more disconnected. According to “Studies show that only 7% of communication is based on the written or verbal word. A whopping 93% is based on nonverbal body language. Furthermore the article goes on to suggest that with every new technology, aka social technologies there are positives and potential threats “[i]s the focus now on communicationquantity versus quality? Superficiality versus authenticity?”



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