Against Cell Phones Research Paper

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Communication has went on a downward spiral since cell phones have become popular. Some will say cell phones have made a great impact in society by allowing individuals to chat with family members or friends hundreds of miles away. Some also say they are an advancement in society because of the availability of the internet. However there are more downsides to cell phones. Cell phones have taken over everyday conversations and have changed the way the world communicates. The younger generation has experienced a type of bullying no other generation has encountered: cyberbullying. Along with the evolution of bullying, there has been an increase of wrecks due to cell phone usage. Young Americans should be against cell phone usage because many wrecks …show more content…
Many young people do not know how to hold a conversation face-to-face because they are used to staring at a bright screen and using their thumbs to communicate. Friendships are much stronger when individuals hang out and talk in person instead of texting back and forth while lying in their own bed quietly. Children are losing the ability to communicate at such a young age due to cell phones being allowed in their lives. There should be an age limit on who can own cell phones to improve our society. With cellphones coming into children’s lives at a young age, many children are losing the ability to carry a conversation with an adult. Also, they have a hard time in English classes with spelling, grammar, and creating sentences. In the article by Ron Kurtus titled “Cell phones Should Be Banned in School,” he observed a school that has banned cell phones for the school day. “The removal of cell phone use during break times seemed to change the educational climate and culture of the schools. Teachers reported that students now would be seen in groups talking and some would actually be sitting and reading in common areas. This is as opposed to students communicating to others via their cell phones or text messages at that time.” Kurtus talks about how much changes between peers when cell phones are out of the picture. More conversation are had, connections are made, and friendships are created. At my high …show more content…
It can answer that question that someone has been thinking about all day and just cannot think of the answer. It can allow people to check their bank account, their grades, their work schedule, etc. The article “How Cell phones and the Internet Change the Way We Live, Work, and Play,” by Frances Forde Plude shows how cell phones change our lives by the internet access they have. Plude stated“…that digital democracy creates a major effect on news and on our election process.” People became educated on the presidential races of 2017 by using the internet on their cellular devices. The internet swayed their opinions on the various presidential candidates running for office. Without the internet at ease, the American public may have not educated themselves as

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