54.The Evils of Technology

Maria Gonzalez didn't like how technology was slowly over everyone's life. She always took the bus school. Whenever she got on the bus, she notice that more than half of the people staring down at their phones. Fewer people were actual conversations with each other. She felt bad. thought that this was the reason why people trouble relating to people in the real world. was living online now.

Maria had trouble making friends because she hated being on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She rarely met people. She tried going up to people on bus and starting a conversation, but they always at her weirdly. She felt like she was outsider, and the only one that was not in the Internet's web of lies.

One day, Maria was walking in the park, she saw girl walking through the park. The girl wore long, colorful dress, and was always smiling. Maria to talk to this girl. She walked up the girl and said hello. At first the was startled, because she didn't see Maria coming, then she smiled and said, "Hello. Do we each other?" Maria shook her head and said . Maria asked her if she wanted to hang and talk. The girl said sure. Maria and girl talked for hours. They talked about everything: , boys, family, food, and their shared distrust of . Maria had done something she hadn't done since was a young girl: she made a new in the real world.