Smartphone is one of the best invention in twenty first century. Smartphone is an all-in device that provide functionality of other device such as calculator, torch light, media player and camera. According to Pei and Lionel (2006), unspecific promoting planner had started to use the term smartphone to bring up new type of cell phone that can enable information access and use computing power to process. Smartphone allow us to contract with people, access information and make transaction within our finger tips. Although smartphone is convenient to us but the overuse of smartphone can lead to smartphone addiction.
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.
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.
For some students, they cannot seem their hands off their phones. Students are tempted to look to see if they got a message from their friends or significant other, even notifications from the gaming apps they have. This is the reason why most students do not get time to study. For students are more interested in using their time on their cells phones, rather than studying. However, cell phones can also help people succeed in school or at work.
The first aspects will be to determine the ways in which addiction to smartphones affects the young adult’s lifestyle. According to surveys, younger age groups (18-24) are more likely to develop the fear of not being able to live without smartphones (nomophobia). (Kung, 2012) This is because smartphones have become a crucial part of everyday lives. The young adults using smartphones in such a manner is the main reason why people are becoming addicted to it. (Priddy, 2015) This paper will help us to find out whether smartphone addiction will influence the relationship between the young
But while numerous parents may feel allayed about their teens’ seeming uninterested in drinking, driving and dating, they could perhaps be overlooking the effects that continuous internet access has on their teens’ mental well-being. In the article “Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?”, Jean M. Twenge compares iGen to previous generations. The smartphone and social media define “iGen”, the generation born between 1995 to 2012. Twenge accuses smartphones for sleep deprivation, anti-socialization, courtship, sexual activities, and poor mental health. The omnipresence of the smartphone affects adolescents in every section of the United States, regardless of social class and ethnic background.
Cell phones have beneficial affections on our communications today, as it takes an enormous part of our daily activities. On the other hand, most of the teenagers are spending lots of time using their cell phones, which is defined in some cases as an addiction. Does this addiction affect out physical and mental health? Therefore, addiction is forbidden in our communities, thus the only socially accepted addiction is the smartphone addiction, although it is detrimental. Teenagers are spending hours glued to their smartphones and social media accounts, this is because there are various numerical programs and applications that
In the article, “Hooked on Our Smartphones” by Jane E. Brody, the author claims that people in the current generation are addicted to their phones which causes them health problems and invisibility to the real world. Brody is supporting her argument by giving others and her opinion who have a great say looking at real data. She thinks that “The good idea comes in the moment of rest.” (par. 1) But even though a person has time after work or fulfilling their responsibilities, technology is something that people turn to instead of doing something that involves not staying in your room. Examples of phone usage instead of looking around involve “Toddlers in strollers playing with digital device” (par.
Most of them didn’t grow up on technology, so it was a very exciting change to them when phones came out. However, these teenagers slowly became addicted to the devices. Smartphones have changed things drastically for them. Social interaction has become digital. For example, people will now consider spending time together as just being on their phone’s together.
It is a condition where a person is preoccupied with the internet and may suffer withdrawal symptoms. The over-usage of smartphones may alter the ways teenagers interact or communicate with each other. Staring at the screen of the smartphone also prevents the brain from functioning well and as a result may prevent our bodies and brains from releasing a certain chemical known as melatonin which may result in sleep