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Discuss the impact of ICT on the way we socialise and interact with each other.

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´╗┐Ines Chan Discuss the impact of ICT on the way we socialise and interact with each other. There have been a lot of changes on the way how we socialise and interact with each other with ICT. ICT has made our life more comfortable and convenient to meet friends. When the technology wasn?t well developed in the old days, people had to visit their friends? house to socialise and interact with each other which usually took a lot of time for travelling and transportation. Even though some of them may have mobile phone with them, a simple phone wouldn?t satisfy the how they want to see their friends, just by giving a call and hear their voice. ...read more.


And one cannot be not mentioned is, voice calling through applications is almost available to every platform. From the applications mentioned above, we can see it has been a big change on how to social with each other and how it has made the connection between each individual closer through technology. High technology benefits in many way. With the availability of video calling software, apart from social purpose, it can also be used for business purpose. Take white collars for instance, if an overseas manager needs to have a meeting with another office worker from a different country during office hour, and not possible for one of them to visit one of each company, then the solution would be having the meeting in a room with a big high definition screen on the wall. ...read more.


A friend of yours who you have not seen for 10 years want to meet you somewhere one day. But you are too lazy due to the fact that you can simply contact your friend through your smart phone or computer. This does not cost a lot of money (only cost WIFI data) and saves time for travelling. When your friend ask you out again next time, you may not want to meet her physically again because of the convenience of your phone or computer. This means having a these devices may take apart the relationship or friendship between you two. In conclusion, ICT has made a big difference on how we social and interact with each other from the past to present, and no doubt it will still be changing in the future. ...read more.

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