Smart Phones: A Social Analysis

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Communication means a lot to the relationships, basically, chatting is the easiest and the most fundamental way for constructing the communication. However, after smartphones accompanied with cellular has been deeply promoted which also brings a revolution to the media world in the same time (Wang 2011), there comes up a common social idea that smartphones are now destroying our relationships by obstructing the important conversations among people. Can it be true? In this essay, we will discuss whether the argumentative idea about smartphones is true or not by analyzing the two sides of the idea itself. Namely, starting with entering into analyzing what smartphones have truly brought us, then focusing on the effects on particular population…show more content…
“Mobile phones can be a helpful academic tool, or a hurtful academic disruption depending upon the attitude and use pattern of the student owner” (Dr. N.V.S. Suryanarayana 2015). Meanwhile, some studies still hold the positive aspects of the influence of smartphones on the youths. As professor Hai had written in his essay, he took Chinese students as an example to show one of the positive effects of smartphone is that it had strengthened students’ moral aspects(Zeng, Hai 2012). By the way, because of the increasing in morality, students get a really good way to keep the innocent friendships. But generally speaking, communication in the society needs more over than only ethics. On the contrary, there appears many problems and facts showing that the smartphones’ using is too frequent nowadays. Some professors from Australia held the idea that students were over connected with the smartphones (Walsh, S. P., K. M. White, and R. M. Young 1971). The youths are the major users of the smartphones (2012), it is not difficult for us to find that the people who are active on the social media are mostly the youths. “Whilst the majority of youth engage in appropriate use, some young Australians report regularly using their phone at high levels (over 25 times a day) almost everywhere and every time” (1971). Over using of the smartphones is truly becoming a big social…show more content…
The most fundamental thing for communication is to deliver people’s personal idea and feelings and the simplest way to achieve it is talking. Only typing and texting on the smartphones loses the verbal communicating which at the same time the emotional issues are difficult to be delivered (Schwarz, Rebecca M 2008). Still, there comes a opinion that the developed technology in smartphone apps has a great help in the face-to-face communication between the disabilities. Professor Chia-Ming Chang from Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom wrote an study journal in showing that new apps nowadays can construct a conversation easily between two disabled people. “In the meantime, the smartphone communication technologies have opened new communication opportunities” (Chang 2015). There is no doubt that apps and smartphones have changed our lives greatly nowadays and also binging us much convenience in life (Gaylord, By, and Chris 1980). Nevertheless, apart from most of the people in society are not disabled, the app for the disabilities still needs people to type in words. Even the reading voice of the words which are typed in is still the sound of robot which can still not conclude the emotion and express the feeling correctly. Besides, it will never contain the gestures. Gestures are the motions when a person is speaking freely and can
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