According to Amanda (2014), eyestrain, blurred vision and dry eye are the effect of spending too much time on starting smartphone. Moreover, smartphone addiction also can affect teenager’s sleep. The constant checking update on smartphone has interrupt teenager’s sleep and even cause insomnia. In “How does smartphone” (2015), the article explain that the teenager who keep tracking for social media update and message do not get a good sleep at night. Next, the smartphone addiction can affect teenager’s studies.
What is the first thing you do when you wake up? What is the last thing you do before you go to sleep? If you always use your smart phone, maybe you are addicted to your smart phone, which is called “Nomophobia” We cannot deny that the social network has a lot of influence with people these day. There is incurred “Phubbing” that means a lot of people are significantly obsessed with an addicted to the news, communication, and online chatting like WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Line by using of smart phone, tablet, or computer as an appliance. Likewise, it is called Nomophobia can happen from no mobile phone phobia which is one of the most popular ailments in nowadays.
Cyberbullying is actually a really big issue for kids and teens today. It is easier to get cyber bullied today and to cyber bully than it was about 10 years ago thanks to cell phones. Cell phones and smartphones can connect to the internet and to social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram where lots of cyberbullying takes place. This is one of the reasons why many parents do not allow their children to have a phone or even a social media account. These parents are afraid of the risks of giving their children access to a phone and/or a social media account.
First of all, at present the Smartphone has become a very important part of our lifestyle to communicate and also these communications technologies have various negative effects. Our young generation has nowadays become into more interested in wasting their time on Smartphone because of various apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Skype and email that make Smartphone use more attractive and can lead to addiction. According to Lucy Osburne: A Study by
Despite the few advantages, these devices have created a growing problem on society such as distraction and mental health issues. Smartphones have revolutionized humanity. In Shaw Nielsen's, "Smartphones Mean You Will No Longer Have to Memorize Facts," the writer discusses how people's memorization skills have been replaced by smartphones. Many cell phones have also replaced direct
With the vast strides in technology, came social media, a cyber world where people can meet and greet others near and far and voice their opinions freely. Social media has impacted this generation both positively and negatively. Social media allows us to interact with each other like never before; we can spend time with our family and friends without ever leaving the comfort of our homes. The primary intention of social media is to connect with others but sadly we misuse and abuse it. Social media has spawned a nasty social issue and it is known as cyberbullying.
UCLA psychologist Patricia Greenfield characterizes cell phones and video games as harmful as drugs and alcohol due to their addictive effects (Cook), and the majority of the population would say that children and teens today spend too much time on screens, as children ages 8 and under spend triple the amount of time on technology as kids did just two years ago (Hu). Yes, the role of technology is undeniably more persistent in kids lives today than any other time, but the familiarity with technology should be viewed as an advantage to children and teens of Generation Z. With an increased accessibility to any information due to the internet, obtaining knowledge is easier and faster. Any information that a child or teen would like to know, ranging from makeup tutorials to math lessons is easily available, and Generation Z takes great advantage of those resources. Also, while some argue that social media causes loneliness and an egotistical personality, one must also consider its great benefits.
First of all, at present Smartphone has become a very important part of our lifestyle to communicate and also these communications technologies have various negative effects. Our young generation has nowadays become into more interested in wasting their time on Smartphone because of various apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Skype and email that make Smartphone use more attractive and can lead to addiction. According to Lucy Osburne (n.d), “A Study by University of Derby says 13 per cent of us are addicted, and the average user spends 3.6 hours a day on their Smartphone. Moodiness, loneliness and jealousy are all key indicators of addiction”. Also, using Smartphone too much will be probably harmful
Every day, new advancements and applications dealing with technology are coming out that alter social function and capability. Social media sites including Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are at their peak when influencing young adults. Ongoing issues, cyberbullying, threats, and hate crimes are being presented through these social media sites and this is one of the multitude of reasons why parents should limit the use of technology for their teenagers. I agree that parents should limit the use of social media for their teenage child, or for any age child, because ongoing use causes lack of exercise, impaired social skills, and harm for threat and violence. Parents should restrict the use of social media sites for their children because it causes a decrease in physical activity.
It is in human nature that they compare themselves to others and so it is difficult for people to ignore seeing other people’s pleasure and success (Fox, 2013). A group of pediatrics has listed that dangers of social networking for children and teenagers need to be known to all parents out there. This is because unsupervised use of social networking has been linked to their depression and even suicide. Face book has been linked to pedophile crimes that occur by people who target young children and teenagers and stock them. They have also been exposed to and even “sexting” with them, which means that the stocker would act as a teenager and talk about private matters to arose the teenager or child.