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10 apps changing our behavior and daily lives

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Tech is rewiring social norms

The rise of apps—and our seemingly endless use of them—has changed how we interact with people and the world around us. In some cases, that's not a bad thing. Technology has improved and streamlined our day-to-day activities, disrupting the status quo and making things easier.

In other ways, it's not so great. While technology keeps us always "connected," living behind those small screens has also cut us off from one another in many ways. Further, many apps have turned us on to relying on the decisions of complete strangers to determine things like where to dine, whom to hire and where to lodge.

Here are 10 ways our behaviors have changed, for better or worse, and the apps that have impacted this transformation.

—Posted 16 August 2015
By Chris Morris, special to CNBC.com


Adam Jeffery | CNBC