Effects Of Social Media On Today 's Society Essay

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Effects of Social Media on Today 's Society
Today technology is changing the world in many ways it seems we aren’t able to control. Social media and cell phones are beginning to change our lives and the way we live daily. We tend to pay more attention to our phones than we do anything else around us. Some don’t tend to realize the risks they are taking. People don’t communicate as much in person as they used too. How many accidents occur from people being on their phones while driving? Are mother’s being distracted from taking care of their children because of their phones? What effects of cell phones changing our health?
Cell phone are used everyday, but do we even consider what they could be doing to us when we are using them? A cell phone is a low powered, one channel, two-way radio. Base stations on cell phones produce radio-frequency radiation. They also expose people near them to radio-frequency radiation. Reports from the scientific community say that the power from the mobile phone base station antennas are way too low to even produce health hazards. That is only if people are kept away from the direct access to the antennas. (Kramarenko)
The cardiovascular system is affected by cell phones. Humans volunteered to be exposed to the effects of radiofrequency electromagnetic waves (RF-EMW) and showed results of increased blood pressure due to the exposure. They were exposed to RF_EMW at 900 MHz (one million cycle per second) for thirty-five minutes. Blood pressure did…

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