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  1. 1. http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2012/182/0/9/dont_talk_to_me__im_texting_by_elmaton3562-d55lhrh.jpgThe Text-Generation
  2. 2. Pew Internet stated that the number of text messages sent monthlyin the U.S. explodedfrom14 billion in 2000 to 188 billion in 2010.5http://fc01.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2010/225/4/4/Nuclear_explosion_by_kingsandji.jpg
  3. 3. Americans ages 18-29 send and receive an average of nearly88 text messages per day5http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fc/Texting_in_traffic.jpg
  4. 4. So many people are connected at all times to smartphones, society becomes a“gadget haze”6.
  5. 5. Each of usis in ourownbubble ,furiouslyconnectedtokeyboardsand tinytouchscreens.2http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/94/Reflection_in_a_soap_bubble_edit.jpg
  6. 6. People no longer talk to each other,even if they are in the same room.4http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blonde_girls_texting.jpg
  7. 7. Technology-enabled, we are able to be with one another, and alsoelsewhere:alone together.2http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ld3a0v01hu1qbx1dvo1_400.jpg
  8. 8. How well we negotiate electronic communication in our personal relationships canmakeor breakthem.2~ Dr. Sherry Turklehttp://farm5.staticflickr.com/4140/4960579336_f7607c704a_o.jpg
  9. 9. Willing to dispense with people altogether."If they insist on only texting,theyre not my kind of person anyway.” 1http://farm1.staticflickr.com/48/108876881_fc305b32f7_z.jpg?zz=1
  10. 10. To get these, we ask simpler questions; dumb down ourcommunications,even on the most important matters. 2When we communicate on our digital devices, we expect fastresponses.http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3609/3566962216_4a8e2f832c_o.jpg
  11. 11. The fear is that more of us arelosing our ability to have, or are avoiding,traditional face-to-face conversations that are vitalin the workplaceand personal relationships.7http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1416/1400055656_5dfe9ce740_o.jpg
  12. 12. As a society, weare becomingwhen it comes toreading facialexpressions andbody language. 5functionalilliterateshttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Young_woman-body_language.jpg
  13. 13. These are cues that you lose when you cant see or hear someone, orwhen youre distracted, even in person, by a gadget.7http://s0.geograph.org.uk/photos/98/45/984546_d55fc932.jpg
  14. 14. “I don’t call or stop by to talk,I don’t want to be interrupted.I’d rather just do things on my BlackBerry”. 2http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6148/6004509953_195cba754f_o.jpg
  15. 15. “Email and texting meant a conversation I could control…I get to say exactly what I want,exactly when I want to say it.” 5http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2012/089/4/8/god__puppet_master__s_myth_by_ravelai-d4ugh6q.jpg
  16. 16. We use technology to keep one another at distances we can control:not too close, not too far, just right.jThe Goldilocks effect. 2http://aerialamy.com/blog/wp-content/themes/simply-pink//2011/06/goldilocks.jpg
  17. 17. Today many people with cell phones prefer texting over a phone call.From Pew Internet & American Life Project7http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Man_texting_over_shoulder.jpg
  18. 18. "We loathe having crucial conversations. They make usPARALYZED and we do what we can to avoid them.” 7http://s0.geograph.org.uk/photos/87/59/875991_ecd2906a.jpg
  19. 19. Electronic communicationwill createless face-to-faceconversations.Future generations will be more comfortable texting their friendsthan talking to them in person. 6http://artsandcomputing.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/2008-05-08bookfromtheground.jp
  20. 20. We are temptedto think that ourlittle “sips”big gulpof realconversation. 2of onlineconnectionadd up to ahttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8016/7468312536_89549c1b78_o.jpg
  21. 21. http://capl.washjeff.edu/2/l/5013.jpg
  22. 22. That’s a WARNING SIGN that we are giving in to ourtechno-fetishes,and putting more faith in them than in our own real-world concerns.6http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8289/7832821594_24383a02f7_o.jpg
  23. 23. our current situation,our current surroundingsand the people we spend time with?6What long-term effects will occur bydevaluinghttp://fc07.deviantart.net/fs40/i/2009/028/7/f/Spiral_Clock_2_by_cat_machine.jp
  24. 24. children with cell phones often won’t make friends with other childrenwho don’t have cell phones. 6http://frohan55.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/left-out.jpg
  25. 25. because of cell phone usage. 6had lost a relationship or job7% of studentshttp://farm2.staticflickr.com/1013/902028093_9a5b518310_b.jpg
  26. 26. Works Cited1. He Texts, She Tweets—Are They E-Compatible? By Elizabeth Bernstein. The Wall Street Journal. July2012.http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304708604577502672286303452.html2. The Flight From Conversation. Sherry Turkle. The New York Times. April2012.http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/opinion/sunday/the-flight-from-conversation.html?pagewanted=all&_r=03. New technological devices lead to decline in socialskillshttp://www.universitychronicle.net/index.php/2011/02/13/new-technological-devices-lead-to-decline-in-social-skills/4. Texting affects communicationskillshttp://www.kent.k12.md.us/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=555:texting-affects-communication-skills&catid=54:superintendent&Itemid=1885. We never talk any more: The problem with textmessaginghttp://www.cnn.com/2012/08/31/tech/mobile/problem-text-messaging-oms6. How Cell Phones Are Killing Face-to-Face Interactions http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2007/10/how-cell-phones-are-killing-face-to-face-interactions2957. Text Messaging: Is Texting Ruining The Art OfConversation?http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/03/text-messaging-texting-conversation_n_1566408.htmlhttp://farm3.staticflickr.com/2051/1803278949_821accfb22_z.jpg
  27. 27. ImagesAll images used are from Google using theAdvanced Image Search, with usage rights setto: Free to use, share or modify.http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2051/1803278949_821accfb22_z.jpg

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