Submission of this paper to the Faculty predates date of submission to the Digital Commons. This document was received by the Digital Commons on August 29, 2007 and posted on October 30, 2007. Original document was submitted as an honors thesis requirement.

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Like any forms of revolutionary technology, CMC (computer-mediated communication) has its pros and cons. Due to its extension list of advantages, CMC's many downfalls are disregarded. In this essay I will discuss that the rising dependence on CMC causes alienation from FTF (face-to-face) interaction as well as a lack of depth within their personal relationships.