The Negative Effects Of Cell Phones

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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. However, in our generation cell phones are a place where people hide behind screens and hurt others, through cyber bullying, hacking and even online stalking. These acts have caused cell phones to ruin our generation. Phones have been used to dehumanize others through the act of cyberbullying, causing a variety of mental health issues. For example, in the article “Cyber Bullying: Just as Bad, Maybe Even Worse¨ the author Alicia Jones states,¨Cyber bullying can be very damaging to adolescents and teens. It can lead to anxiety, depression, and even suicide. Also, once things are circulated on the Internet, they may never disappear, resurfacing at later times to renew the pain of cyber bullying.¨ Due to the dehumanization process that cyberbullying causes it has a tremendous effect of one 's health and their mental stability. Also if it were not for cyberbullying, suicide caused by mental health issue rates would go down a shocking 40%. Cell phones have created a platform where cyberbullying is used to hurt people 's feeling, which results in a huge amount
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