With the continuous progress of science and technology, great changes have taken place in the way people communicate. The influence of these changes are discussed as follows.
Since the reform and opening up, people have been communicating in the following ways: letters, telegrams, telephone and mobile phones. After entering the 21st century, the appearance of smart phones has brought great changes. First of all, there is no denying that the change of communication mode has brought great convenience to people. Smart phones enabled video communication, and online shopping became popular after its appearance. Second, however, it also brought a lot of adverse effects. For example, the emergence of smart phones have made many people addicted to the virtual world, which not only delayed their study and work, but also affected their family harmony.
In a word, it is inevitable that the development of science and technology will change the way of communication, which will bring a lot of influence to people’s life. We need to take advantage of the convenience of these changes, but we also need to learn to overcome their disadvantages. In this way, we can enjoy life better.