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.
Technology is amazing for connecting us to the people who are not there at the moment, but it seems to be taking over the world today. People now rely on their phones and they can 't live without their phone with them. It hard to believe that only 45 years ago there was no such thing as a cell phone and now 6.8 billion out of the 7 billion people own a cell phone of some type. Three major negative effects of having the technology today, they affect your health, young people having hard times communicating with other people, and the last effect is that they are addicting. The health problems that often occur during cell phone use.
Chambers, Weight Watchers has experienced less than stellar earnings. This is in part because of several things. To begin, Weight Watchers is losing business due to the fact that people tend to cling to fad diets and free application on smartphones. “Within the massive $64 billion U.S. weight loss market, pockets of weakness have been pegged to weight loss centers and low calorie/diet foods. That can partly be attributed to the proliferation of smartphone apps, which can help track calories and movement and reduce the need for some consumers to visit a physical center and talk to a coach”.
To demonstrate his point, Fowler and a colleague experiments being outrageous and to see if anyone notices. During the investigation, called a “Chewbacca Experiment,” he identified that most people did not look up from their phones. Although cell phones have made our lives easier and faster, it is safe to say that they take away how we communicate to each other. They take away how people indulge in event. Everyone does not live in the moment because post and “snap” everything they do.
And the cause of it is smart phones. Which is caused us to have bad posture or even get in sad, depressing moods. In which case we have to something of this dilemma. In Amy Cuddy article she addresses "if you 're in a public place look around; how many people are hunching over a phone? Technology is transforming how we hold our selves..".
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
Cellphones is also known as cellular phone; it is a transportable telephone that sends and receives radio signals through a network. Cellphone has a huge impact on people because it plays a major role in our daily communication; especially it helps us connect to other people easier. It gives us a chance of having access to different ability like keeping in touch with our family members, businesses relationships and more while we are in different places. However before the use of cell phone, people had desperate needs of mobile communication, so they had installed radiotelephones in their car. It was not effective and inconvenient to use, the main reason was the size, which was too big, and the use of phone was limited because it requires a powerful transmitter.
Imagine the world 50 years ago where there were no phones. Could anyone in our generation last? Mobile devices have evolved very quickly over the years, but have destroyed our generation. Recent studies show that cell phones have increased the amount of hacking due to its easy access and approachable features. Proponents on the use of phones argue that phones provide a safe space for people to spread and share positivity.
Independence can only aid to productivity in the long run. Nowadays teenagers appear antisocial because they are always on electronics. This generation has become more technology advanced, the Internet is full of information. In efforts to further prove the benefits or independent teenagers, Romney also states “they frequently look at their cell phone for a solution to every problem.” Teenagers go to their phones before depending on someone else. This is beneficial because these individuals learn how to try to and put their part in first.
The impacts are both at the positive side and negative side. Social life Smartphone is a very fast, convenient and fashionable tool to communicate people easier and get information from all over the world. It also affects human’s social relationships of communication in real life and people overly rely on it instead of other tools. Smartphone addiction is interfering with our night’s sleep. We will check our phones for email, facebook and Instagram throughout the night.