In recent discussions of smartphones, a controversial issue has been how the excessive use of smartphones are affecting the adolescents of this generation. Jean M. Twenge argues in her article, “Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?” that the redundant use of these gadgets along with social media use is in fact detrimental to the current and upcoming generations. My experience using Snapchat, Instagram, and other applications on my smartphone supports Twenge’s stance because the excessive use of these applications has caused me to feel melancholic. According to Twenge, “Psychologically, however, they (iGens) are more vulnerable than Millennials were: Rates of teen depression and suicide have skyrocketed since 2011. It’s not an exaggeration to describe iGen as being on the brink of the worst mental-health crisis in decades.
Matter of fact “ The largest online dating site is actually a social network” (Germany). Once again social media is greatly through the smartphone. Finally a very popular app that is downloaded on smartphones is linkedin. This is like always having a job that could increase your pay, give you a better lifestyle, or make connections right at your fingertips. Without social media on smartphones our lives would be completely
The reason that makes parents doing that they want to let them have fun by chatting, calling and playing video games. In other words, have fun with it. Also, when parents want to reassure their teen, parents can do that by calling him or her. However, parents do not recognize that by giving a teenager this kind of devices might affect them in a negative way. In these days, thousands of teenagers are suffering from the bad effects that a cell phone led to them.
Children under Twelve years Old should not Use Smartphones Today, telecommunication and technology have improved dramatically and created facilities to make more convenient the life Human beings. One of the very important tools of technology and telecommunications, that people use a lot, is smart phones. Although cell phones have advantages for people and are considered as an essential and integral tool, they have their disadvantages as well. Nowadays, the user of smart phones are not only elders but also children use who are more vulnerable than elders. The disadvantages of smartphones are more than their advantages, so it can be a dilemma for some parents whether allow their children to use smartphones or do not.
For example, in the article “Cyber Bullying: Just as Bad, Maybe Even Worse¨ the author Alicia Jones states,¨Cyber bullying can be very damaging to adolescents and teens. It can lead to anxiety, depression, and even suicide. Also, once things are circulated on the Internet, they may never disappear, resurfacing at later times to renew the pain of cyber bullying.¨ Due to the dehumanization process that cyberbullying causes it has a tremendous effect of one 's health and their mental stability. Also if it were not for cyberbullying, suicide caused by mental health issue rates would go down a shocking 40%. Cell phones have created a platform where cyberbullying is used to hurt people 's feeling, which results in a huge amount
Now a days, you can see people of all ages tapping away at their electronics. They are always using social media or other things, but most importantly, social media. According to “Teenage Social Media Butterflies May Not Be Such a Bad Idea” by Melissa Healy and “Antisocial Media” by Hilary Stout, They both talked about social media taking over the lives of children. They also describe how children cannot develop empathy for others or understand different emotions. How I feel about social media is that it is not good for children to use because it can affect them in the future.
This happens because people get so used to feeling that vibration but the brain still thinks it is feeling that vibration when the phone is not even one the person (Childs). One more harm of cellphones is that more and more people are having eye problems because when you stare at a screen for long periods of time it can harm the eyes. If the phone is closer than the length sholder to the elbow away from the face then the phone is to close to the eyes and that means it can harm the
As the technology era change over time, the social media becomes an important part of our life. We use social media to connect with friends and family, also to found out the latest news or fashion trends. Especially after the great success of Facebook, many other social media follow along such as Snapchat and Instagram. Numerous young age children gradually sink into the virtual world of Social Media. According to the Pew Research Center survey, that majority of Americans use Facebook and YouTube, but young adults are especially heavy users of Snapchat and Instagram.
This may be true and their argument is valid, nevertheless, all the negative impacts on one’s physical as well as mental health and social life outweigh the mentioned advantages. Social media has various negative impacts on the physical well being. Excessive use of social media can jeopardize our health. First of all, it should be mentioned that the Internet, for instance, takes time away: instead of morning exercises, one would rather read some new portion of news or check e-mail. People are always staring at their smartphones either for reason or for no reason at all.
As some teens are exposed to their phones and celebrities most of the day, they are influenced into thinking that only the celebrities way of thinking is ethical. Teens are even looking up to these “perfect” celebrities which is affecting their self-respect. These celebrity role models are even going as far as separating and dividing some families. Celebrity role models negatively impact children's lives and have