Technology has had a huge influence on our everyday lives, impacting communication, education, healthcare, socialization, and transportation. An era where our lives revolve around technology. It has made our lives way easier, but it still has its way of making things more complicated. Technology and pop culture affects the way we think, how we feel, and how we act. However, it does have considerable downsides. It is really changing reality all around. Pop culture and technology have done the job of creating a lack of trust among people, unemployment, and how we interact. The main issue is the psychological and physical issues technology has created, or the motivation we lose every day while not focusing on important tasks and forgetting our socialization skills, losing touch with reality. Pop culture and technology have done the job of creating a lack of trust among people, unemployment, and how we interact. We are surrounded by Pop Culture every day. The most common forms of pop culture are entertainment like movies, music, and video games. It is even included in how we dress and talk, there is no escaping it.
How is technology incorporated into Culture?
Technology has a huge influence on important elements in our lives. Religion, beliefs, religion, and language. It affects and declines the values we have. It has benefits like affecting our efficiency and increasing the rate of production and speed at which we work.
Social media and Entertainment
With the new advancements being made in technology every day, the internet is molding young kids and teens as they are affected by every aspect around them in their day-to-day lives. Almost half of the teens (49%) watch tv every day, taking up the most time in kids. The number of teens using social media constantly has risen from 24% to 46%, from 2014-15 to 2022 using apps like Tiktok, Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook these being the biggest ones.
The Healthcare Industry
However, Technology isn’t always a bad thing. It became especially helpful during COVID-19 when unemployed citizens were given opportunities to work from home and help with communication during the pandemic. The Healthcare Industry has even become more efficient as it even helped find the treatment for the virus. Technology has helped the Healthcare industry become much more efficient and convenient when it comes to data collecting, faster communication, and new devices.
Trends help us keep up with the newest updates informing us on new events, tools, and ways to be efficient. Technology has helped growth in many trends we know today like the clothes we wear or the apps we use. Helping people build new paths, helping explore, and to expand their identities.