September 20, 2023

Advantages and Disadvantages of Modern Technology on Youth in Society

In this article, I will let you know about the “Advantages and Disadvantages of Modern Technology on Youth in Society”.

Actually, it’s very important to know about the advantages and disadvantages of modern technology. Today’s world is technological. Everywhere we can find that technology is used.

There is no such field in the world in which technology is not involved. In every kind of field, technology is involved.

The main purpose of technology is to make our work easier and help us to do our work easily.

But technology has also, a lot of bad effects on human life. We use technology but we didn’t know about the disadvantages of technology. How technology affects our lives.

Everything that exists in this world has its advantages and disadvantages.

For us, it’s very important to know all about the technological things that we used in our daily life. That how it affects our life.

We can positively say that modern technology helps us in doing our work and makes our work easy for us. But we have also, to know from its bad effects on us.

We have to consider the bad effects of modern technology on us. When we used technological devices somewhere.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Modern Technology on Youth in Society:

I am Muhammad Adil a passionate Blogger and, in this article, I will let you know about the advantages and disadvantages of modern technology on youth in society.

First of all, I want to discuss the bad effects and disadvantages of modern technology on youth. because everyone better knows the advantages of modern technology but they are not aware of the disadvantages of modern technology.

It’s very important to know the bad effects of modern technology that how modern technology affects our lives.

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Disadvantages of Modern Technology on Youth in Society:

You can also watch a video on the Disadvantages of Modern Technology:

The Disadvantages of Modern Technology are given below:

1: Modern Technology Waste our Time:

Technology waste our precious time. You thik that how I can say that modern technology wastes our precious time.

Actually, this is one of the bad effects of technology on us. But we didn’t recognize it.

There is a lot of modern technological gadgets that most people used and waste their precious time. Like television, videos game, play stations, music players, and most mobile phones.

People mostly used these kinds of technological devices in their most of the time and waste their precious time doing unimportant activities.

They used these devices during their work time, study time, and even in their bed instead of sleeping, they like to used such kinds of modern technological devices.

2: Technology Causes Distraction from Work and Study:

Modern technological devices and gadgets are the most distracting things nowadays.

Smartphones, video games, television people mostly used and these things are the most distracting and engaging technological devices.

It distracts people from their work, study, and many more, and the results are they waste most of the time by using these devices instead of work or study.

People lost their interest in their goals and ambitions for which they have to work hard to achieved and waste their precious time in using such kind of irregular activity.

I am not saying that to not use it. But to use it at a specific time, we have not to use it every time.

We have to make a time schedule for us and followed it. Work time is work time, study time is study time, we have not used it every time, but at a specific time, we can use it.

3: Technology Reduce the Creativity of People:

One of the worst things about modern technology is technology reduces the creativity of the people.

As I say before modern technology is the most distracting thing nowadays.  People are always busy using modern technological gadgets, and this, it reduces their creativity.

Creativity is something like finding some kind of new, interesting, and unique ideas in everything and implementing them in real, and these creative ideas come from deep thinking.

But by the use of technology, they busy their minds in using only modern technological gadgets.

So, they definitely lose their creativity.

4: Technology Causes Social Isolation of the People:

Modern technology causes social isolation of the people.

People are always busy using their mobile phones or watching television and didn’t want to do anything else.

Actually, they get addicted to it by the extensive use of technology.

They didn’t want to do any kind of other activity or to go outside and meet with the people, their relatives, friends, etc.

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By this, they get isolated from the society they lived in.

5: Technology Causes Environmental Problems:

Modern technology also affects our surrounding environment.

Any kind of pollution in our surrounding environment is harmful to human beings and also other living things.

Here we are talking about the bad effects of modern technology on our environment that how modern technology creates problems in our surrounding environment.

I want to highlight some points here by which our environment gets damaged by the use of modern technology.

 1. Air Pollution Due to Technology:

Factories and vehicles create a lot of dangerous gases and pollute our environment air nd it creates a lot of diseases (like asthma) in human beings and other living things.

A lot of people and living things by oxygen problems and other kinds of diseases produced by air pollution.

 2. Sound/Noise Pollution Due to Technology:

There is a lot of technological things which create a lot of sound pollutions. Includes heavy machines, factories, vehicles, airplanes, etc.

It is very harmful to living things.

3. Water Pollution Due to Technology:

Different kind of factories and mills that creates the chemical wastes and those chemical waste enters the river and lakhs which polluted the water and it is very harmful to living things.

It creates a lot of dangerous diseases in living things and the causes of death.

6: Addiction to Technology of the People

People also can be addicted to technology.

In today’s technological world most people are addicted to technology. They always busy using technology. Most teenagers are affected by addiction to technology.

You go anywhere in a restaurant or a bus, taxi to public places you will definitely find people busy using their mobile phones.

Even eating a meal or sleeping time they didn’t control themselves from the usage of their mobile phones.

By the extensive usage of mobile phones put them in different kind of diseases such as depression, anxiety, social isolation, etc.

7: Technology Causes Lack of Interest in Studying:

Most of the important thing for the students is their ambitions and their goals which they have to achieved and study for.

But by the extensive use and addiction to technology, they lose interest in the study. They always want to use the computer, mobile phones, tablets, play stations, etc.

They leave their ambitions and the goals they have to achieve. Most of the students get affected by this.

Here I want to highlight some other bad effects of technology in education for students

  • Waste the precious time of the students
  • Technology distracts students from their studies, goals, and ambitions.
  • Waste money of the students, they buy unnecessary technological gadgets.
  • Loss of creativity.

And many more.

8: Technology Causes Health Problems in Peoples:

Technology also affects our health. There are different kinds of diseases found in people are caused by the extensive use of technology.

Most people use their mobile phones nowadays. Which also affects the health of people.

Some of the bad effects of technology on human health are given below.

  1. Damage eyesight.
  2. Damage hearing.
  3. Increase obesity
  4. Brain cancer.
  5. Asthma problems.
  6. Skin cancer.
  7. Increase obesity.

And many more

9: Technology Causes Wastage of money:

Wastage of money on technology has become a trend nowadays. People waste a lot of their money on technology.

Basically, there are two ways people waste their money on technology. The first one is people pay for buying the technology.

The technlogical machines, devices, and gadgets are so expensive. People pay a lot of money for it to buy, and also their maintenance is very expensive.

The second one is people spend a lot of money on unnecessary technological gadgets and devices, such as mobile phones, tablets, etc.

This is because of the addiction of people to technology. They always want to buy the latest, expensive, and advanced technology they used to.

10: People Dependency on Technology:

Dependency is also a bad effect of technology on people.

If we look and analyze the people of 20 years back. then we can find there is a big difference between the people of today’s world and the people from before 20 years.

We can find that people from 20 years before are so strong and creative because they were work so hard by themselves daily.

And the people from now they all depend on the technology. If we take all the technological machines and gadgets from then they will not be able to work properly.

Because they all are dependent on technology, and by this, they lose their creativity and also health.

People become lazy by the excessive use of technology, and technology also lowers the value of human workers.

11: Security Issues in Using the Technology:

security is also one of the issues found in the usage of technology.

Our societies are growing and going to the side of technology. every person wants to make everything automatic and for this, they use technology.

They refer to the use of advanced technology security systems in their houses, offices, and factories.

And the problem with the technology is that it sometimes failed and didn’t work properly, and it takes a lot of time to recovery.

It’s very dangerous for people. They can lose money, privacy, and even the lives of people.

So, these are the disadvantages of modern technology on youth for society.

Now I am going to discuss all the advantages of modern technology for people.

Advantages of Modern Technology on Youth in Society:

The advantages of modern technology for people are given below:

1: Technology Solar Electrical power:

Solar power means producing electrical energy from the sun’s heat and light.

Solar power is the new invention of today’s world. There are devices and machines which convert the sun’s heat and light to electrical energy.

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Solar power technology is a new kind of technology that is pollution-free.

It does not produce any kind of pollution as other technological machines produce pollution when used. (Like electrical generator).

This is one of the best benefits of Solar power technology in that it doesn’t damage our environment.  Solar power technology is very famous nowadays, it is used in different areas.

The upcoming modern technology is completely based on solar power technology.

It is used in motor cars, street lights, hand torch, buildings, homes, and factories, etc. to produced electrical energy from the sunlight.

2: Technology for Disabled People to Make Them Able:

Disables are now able to mean that disabled peoples are not disabled anymore. There are a lot of machines and devices made for them by which they become able to do activities.

Technology makes everything possible nearly. Artificial hands and feet are invented recently for people who have some kind of disabilities of hands and feet.

By using these artificial hands and feet they become able to use hands properly and walk properly.

There are a lot more devices invented which are used by different people who have some kind of disabilities.

3: Technology Artificial Intelligence:

The upcoming technology is based on artificial intelligence.

Artificial intelligence is the new era and concept of technology in which everything is based on technology.

Any kind of work will be based on technology.

In artificial intelligence basically, the scientist makes a human-like brain that can do all work by itself and also think about the decision they have to make in working.

The human has not to think anymore because artificial intelligence will be able to think that what to do and how to do it.

4: Technology Used in Transportation:

Technology plays a very important role in transportation.  In today’s world, transportation becomes very easy due to technology.

From cycle to cars and airplanes are a kind of transportation technology. By which people can go from place to the destination places.

Without these kinds of technology, we cannot imagine going on a journey.

We can easily judge from the fact of the distance between the SAUDI ARABIA and PAKISTAN is about 2500 km. We can easily cover it for a maximum of 3 hours.

Before the inventions of these vehicles, people spend a lot of time a maximum of 1 year to reach Saudi Arabia from Pakistan.

So, technology makes our journey easier for us.

5: Technology Used for Communication:

In today’s world communication has become very easy for people to contact and communicate with people around the world, and it is because of communicational technology.

Mobile phones are the best example of communication technology.

Through mobile phones, people can contact and can communicate with people, friends, and relatives around the world very easily and at less cost.

Before the inventions of mobile phones and telephones, people used letters for communications with their relatives and friends.

It was very difficult for people to communicate through letters because sending letters takes a lot of time and also charges money.

But after the invention of telephones and mobile phones, it becomes very easy for people to communicate with their relatives within seconds.

Through mobile phones, we can also communicate with our relatives and friends with video calls.

And I think this is one of the best advantages of technology for people. It saves time and also money for the people in communication.

6: Technology Used in Agriculture:

Technology plays a very important role in the agriculture field.

Nowadays forming becomes very easy. There is a lot of technological machines used in the forming, as a different kind of tractor, harvesters, and planters.

Technology changes the era of formers working in agriculture. Forming become very easy for the formers due to the new inventions of technology.

They can easily work in less time in the forms with the technological machines.

7: Technology Saves our Precious Time:

One of the main objectives of modern technology is to save precious time.

Scientists are always trying to make a kind of new technological things which save our precious time and work efficiently.

There is a lot of technological devices or machines or gadgets, we save a lot of our time.

For example, before the inventions of technology used for transportation, it was very difficult for people to transport from one place to another place and it takes time to reach the destination.

But after technology, it takes less time to reach.

Or if you want to find the right way for your destination you have not waste your time because the navigation app on your smartphone finds the best possible way for your destination.

There is a lot of other technical machines and devices which save our precious time and work efficiently.

8: Banking Through Modern Technology: 

Banking is also improved by technology. Now a day’s technology is almost used in every bank.

The main purpose of technology is to make work easy for the people and due to technology the banking becomes very easy for people.

Online transactions and atm machines make it very for people to make any kind of transaction from their home or from any ATM machine.

They have not to visit the make and wait and struggle in a line of the banks, they can easily make any kind of transactions from their home online or from the ATM machine in their area.

Credit cards and debit cards are also a kind of technology.

With the help of these cards, people have not to take any money into their pockets. They can easily use these cards for buying and selling.

9: Technology Easy Access to Information:

The Internet is the latest invention of technology and the internet is the world of information. Any kind of information is available on the internet.

There is nothing which we can say is not available on the internet.

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Basically, the internet uses different kinds of search engines like google, bing, and yahoo, and many more.

By which we can find our interest in the information.

For finding the relevant information simple we have to open different kinds of search engines we use and write the thing we want to find out the information about.

And it shows us the top result in the search. Basically, there is a lot of blogs that have the best ever information available given by the writers.

Before the internet it was very difficult for people to access information, they were used to read different kinds of big books for information.

But after the internet, it becomes very easy for them to access the information.

10: Technology use for Education:

As I said before there is no such field in which technology is not used.

Technology also plays a very important role in the field of education, it has a lot of advantages for the students and as well as for the teachers.

Technology makes study and teaching very easy for students and teachers.

There is a lot of electronic devices, gadgets, and software that help a lot of students in education.

For example: Nowadays the multimedia projector is used in every education system. It makes teaching very easy and interesting for the teacher.

They can use the multimedia projector to present the knowledge to the students in a better way.

Students get motivated and take an interest in learning.

To study more about technology use in education,

Visit: How Modern Technology Improve Education

11: Technology Benefits to The Health Industry

The health industry means the technology used in the hospitals

There is a lot of technological devices used in the hospitals, which allow the doctors to easily monitor the health of the patients.

It becomes very for doctors to analyze their patient’s diseases accurately and efficiently at any time. And it reduced the mistakes made by doctors during the analysis of their patients’ diseases.

In today’s modern world the majority of the hospitals used the new modern technology in their hospitals.

12: Technology Used for Entertainment:

Technology also works in the entertainment area. There is a lot of modern technological devices used for entertainment.

  • Play stations (used for playing video games).
  • Video games.
  • Computer
  • Mobile phones.
  • VR devices.

And many more.

These devices are mostly used for entertainment. People used these kinds of devices in their free time for entertainment.

13: Technology Cause Cost Deficiency:

Cost deficiency is one of the main goals of modern technology. Technology makes things more and cheaper for people.

There is a lot of technological devices, gadgets or we can say machinery is available at a very cheap price for people that you cannot imagine.

More ever technology helps people from different aspects. Which results in cost deficiency.

For different kinds of works, we required a lot of workers to do and it is done by technological machines and a few workers in a few minutes and at fewer costs.

14: Technology Used for Purchasing and Selling:

Purchasing and selling have become very easy due to the use of modern technology. People can buy and sell their products online through the internet easily.

There are different kind of online websites and software’s which provide the selling and purchasing online services (like AMAZON, ALIBABA, OLX, etc.)

People have not to do a lot of work for that, they have only to open any kind of e-commerce website and select the product they want to purchase enter their details card number or delivery type if they want to give it by hand, and click on the purchase button.

The product which they buy is delivered within a few days. They have not to struggle for them.

Also, they can order food for themselves. There is a lot of shops available in the market which provide online ordering and delivery systems.

People have just to open their website or application and select their desired food and order it, and it will be delivered in a few minutes to their home.

15: Technology Improved Housing and Lifestyles:

Technology plays a very important role in the lifestyles of human lives. It always developing and improving and giving new ideas to people to improve their lives.

Today’s world lifestyle is totally different from the 20 years before. If the people belong to the past see today’s technological world, they will be shocked to see the new technological inventions.

Technology always gives new ideas and lifestyles to people. The people make new inventions for a better life.


The above discussion is about the advantages and disadvantages of modern technology on youth in society.

I hope you better known after reading this article and understand for what purpose I write this article.  Actually, I am trying to people to know all the benefits and also the bad effects of technology for them.

And to aware of the people of how they are using the technology.

It all depends on the people of how they are using the technology. If they are using technology in a bad way then the result will be worst for them.

And if they are using the technology to a limit and aware of the bad effects of technology for them then that will be good for them.

The basic aim of this article is to aware of the people and deliver knowledge about the technology to them that they can use the technology in a better way.


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