Smith explores in this project how Teenagers are the fastest increase in frequency of communication through texting, social networking and website chatting. This communication technology disperses 93% of communication, generating interpersonal communication less effective. Using electronic media has increased undermining social skills and their ability to read social cues, face to face contact skills and body language. Communication technology has made a negative impact on society regarding interpersonal communication. In this digital age texts/signs/images generated are becoming more real than reality itself. The digital natives improve their adroitness at the keyboard, but with their capacity to "read" behavior of others, they are all fingers and thumbs.
William Eckersley • Thalia Galanopoulou • Yuxin Jiang • Noriko Kaneko • Jon Meade • Emma Milsom • Rakesh Mohindra • Luke Smith • Andrew Willard • Kerstin Zahn •