The latest celebrity to blame technology for society's shortcomings is English actor Ralph Fiennes. The man who rose to fame with his role in Schindler's List and later caked off by playing Lord Voldemort in Harry Potter thinks Twitter is ruining the English language.
In an interview with the U.K.'s Telegraph, Fiennes said Twitter is making killing ability to understand and use complex language. "Our expressiveness and our ease with some words is being diluted so that the sentence with more than one clause is a problem for us, and the word of more than two syllables is a problem for us," he said.
Fiennes also said Twitter is responsible for the diminished interest the younger generation has for Shakespeare: "I think we're living in a time when our ears are attuned to a flattened and truncated sense of our English language, so this always begs the question, is Shakespeare relevant? But I love this language we have and what it can do, and aside from that I think the themes in his plays are always relevant."