Tristan Harris, Google’s former product manager, has spoken that social media-giants has an ability to hack human brains in order to get ourselves addicted to cell-phone. In his interview, he said there are some techniques of popular apps that get you using the product as long as possible. He further explains that the reward system of the app will aid human mind to get dependent to these apps.
The major concern of these products that it will destroy kids’ ability to concentrate on other social and personal relationships. The youth are the leading consumers of these technologies. However, excessive use of these technologies can cause some serious issues like distraction, expectation of instant gratification, narcissism and depression. Therefore, it is better to get yourself well versed about the effects before the use of these technologies.