Children are often exposed to television at a young age. In fact, children spend more than "15,000 hours watching TV" by the time they graduate high school (Costa 55). You may not realize it, but television can become an addiction. According to the article, “Measuring Television Addiction,” the term addiction can be applied to “all types of excessive behavior such as abnormal dependence on drugs, food, exercise, gambling, and television viewing” (Horvath 379). Television viewing becomes an addiction when a person watches television for four hours or more per day (Horvath 378).
The video staring Simon Sinek also enlightens humanity to how technology affects the current generations. He explains, "_" Smartphones having the same effect on children as alcohol to an alcoholic pushes the fact that technology shouldn’t be for children under 13. If drinking has an age limit due to its dangers, then phones should too. Not to mention, Smartphones are bad for emotional stability. In the article "Less smartphone time equals happier teenager: study" explains emotional satisfaction by looking at snapshots from 1999 to 2016.
It has become so common that young children are starting to ask their parent for one. For this reason, it cause of problem in today’s society, our generation is known as the “texting generation “It true that smartphones have many advantage but if teenager using Smart phones too much it can make negative effect on them in the same time such as on their relationship,education and health. It seems that smartphones
59% of parents say that their children are way too addicted to their cell phones. Cell phone usage this bad can lead to losing their jobs, poor communication skills, and other bad things. Your parents are trying to look out for you so you don’t have these problems growing up, once you leave, it’s gonna go downhill real fast. (SiOWfa15) 37% of teens say it’s way too hard to get off of their cell phones cause there is nothing else to do. You can do all sorts of things without a phone.
The games on smartphone required them to keep online and playing so that they can clear the stage in those games faster. Some of the teenager even check for social media notification in their class. As a result, they do not focus on class and get bad result on their exam. Third, smartphone addiction also affect teenager’s relationship with others. Smartphone addiction can affect relationship between teenager and their parents.
1.0 Introduction This report is about smartphone and how does it affect relationship of teenagers with family and friends. It is to show teenager the positive and negative impacts of the smartphone on relationship. Smartphone can keep people connected with the world at their fingertips. Millions of people around the world are carrying around smartphones that keep them constantly connected to the internet. However they already have a huge influence on human behaviour.
We are all living in the computer age and these devices have become an indispensable and integral part of our lives not only for the adults, but even children below the age of twelve own these devices nowadays. However, as mobile phones increase in usage, the harmful side effect also escalate. Children being children, will not know how to control themselves and hence run the risk of developing an addiction for gaming. Also, they may be injured if they are too engrossed in texting or playing games in their phones and become unaware of their surroundings. Thus, children should not own mobile phones.
Teenagers which define as the age between 13 -18 are the most potential victim of the smartphone addiction. There is a 100% of positive answer where people nowadays owned a smartphone. Based on the questionnaires, there are up to 55% of our respondents will spent above 4 hours in using their smartphone per day. Data collected shows that the usage of smartphone is mostly for the entertainment purpose, subsequently will be the academic purpose and personal use. Throughout the survey, most of the respondent states that most of the impact of smartphone, either in a good or a bad way, will be in the health aspect, while relationship or others are the subsequent
To what extend do smartphones affect teenagers communication skills? Done by: Farah Abusalha Grade: 9C The Technology development and improvement have played a major role on teenagers. The smartphones have saturated the teenagers between ages 13-19 to access a whole new world. The social media on the smart phone are very influential on countless individuals. Cell phones have beneficial affections on our communications today, as it takes an enormous part of our daily activities.
Even though smartphones are electronic devices that do not cause any direct physical harm for its users, it is causing, indirectly, a bunch of unexpected and surprising health problems. While children who should be playing outside with their friends, they are instead spending most of their times playing games or chatting with their friends on their smartphones which is resulting in the upbringing of lazy and less active generation. It is estimated in the US that the youth are spending on average 7.5 hours a day using social media (Rideout, 2010). This sedentary lifestyle is leading to the rising epidemic of obesity in young children causing type 2 diabetes and hypertension (Amanda E. Staiano, 2012). Another main reason for obesity is the marketing of foods and beverages that are high in calories and low in nutritional value (McGinnis, 2006) leading the young generation to make unhealthy