Children Using Technology Today? Essay

1693 Words Dec 14th, 2015 7 Pages
Children Using Technology Today Over the past decade there has been a massive increase with the performance of technology and has allowed society to have an immediate source of information, phone calls, emails, texts, video chatting, and so much more all within a matter of seconds. The cell phone is small enough to fit in the palm of one’s hand, while at the same time the phone has a large enough screen that people actually watch television on them. Technology has changed many lives within society and has made things easier for these people within their daily lives, as for others it seems as though it’s the exact opposite many kids are losing their social skills, as well as their ability to solve their issues or problems without googling the answer. If one decides to eat at any particular restaurant, they would most likely find that there is unbelievably many different people sitting on their phone’s, not paying any attention or socializing with the person right across from them.

Cris Rowan from the online website Huff Post Parents, has recently written an article that focused on young children, and why their parents shouldn’t introduce handheld technology to them at such a young age, this article is called, “10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12”. Cris’s article talks about the ten reasons why she strongly believes that children shouldn’t be introduced to this type of technology as well as the…

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