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    Friendships, social media use and cell phone use can influence the symptoms experienced by university students. Cell phones have become a prominent feature among university students with 77% of adolescents owning a cell phone (Reed, Tolman, Ward & Safyer, 2016). This digital means of communicating allows one to reach someone through a phone call or a text in a matter of seconds. Lepp, Barkley, and Karpinski (2014) found that cell phones can create an addiction like behaviour where users use…

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    chat, broadcast live video, or order a pizza all from the their phone. The ability to make a phone call from a smartwatch was only something James Bond was able to do, but now anyone can purchase a smartwatch and be just like James Bond. The ability to ask for directions, a phone number, or even the weather forecast, is just the press of a button away. With the amount of tasks that be performed right from a person’s mobile phone, people are more connected today than ever before. However, all…

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    The cell phone has singlehandedly dominated human communication in recent years. Technological advancements in cellular technology have revolutionized how we interact and communicate with one another. However, unforeseen repercussions of the overwhelming proliferation of cell phones include fatal consequences because of people using their phones while they are driving. It is now the responsibility of the tech companies that market cell phones, as well as law enforcement, government, and society…

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    Cell Phone Use and Driving: A Deadly Combination In the world today, society suffers from cell phone addiction. People everywhere use some sort of mobile device constantly. This addiction on its own, while still negative, becomes especially dangerous when combined with driving. While driving, cell phones create many distractions. Some of these distractions include: dialing on the phone, answering the phone, simply talking on the phone, and texting. These distractions constantly increase with…

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    Gender and Cell Phone Usage Technology has greatly helped the human race in all aspects of life. The millennial generation has been viewed as the most technologically savvy generation. Studies that have been conducted in the United States have shown that today’s young adults or “digital natives” (Bennett & Maton, 2010) have higher rates of cell phone usage (Zickuhr, 2011) and are more likely to be okay or understanding of cell phone usage in social situations than older adults (Forgays, Hyman,…

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    world is smart phone. Smartphone also can be known as mobile phone or cell phone. All people around the world are used smartphone, but the people age around 60 years and above are less use of smart phone. However, the people aged under 25 years are frequently use this rapidly growing technology. Smartphone have become a very important part of our daily lives because it is the most convenient way for people to communicate. It is very difficult to imagine our live without a smart phone as most…

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    Rosemary Okumu Prof. Hamilton, M.A. English Composition 1113 – 60042 21 November, 2016 What are the values and shortcomings of the Cell Phones? Out of the many accessories we have in today’s world, you will hardly miss someone with a mobile phone. The cell phone is no longer a luxury, as it was in the yesteryears, or a preserve of the rich and well-to-do members of the society but rather a ‘must-have’ necessity across the board. Their ubiquity notwithstanding, should the benefits of…

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    As we all know, cell phones were made for talking to one another. With everything being so high-tech now, we are able to do much more than that. Now able to get on the internet at the touch of a button, use a cell phone as a camera, and get the weather all within 2 minutes. Sure, we all love our cell phones, but is it too harsh to say that some people would be absolutely lost without it? Choosing this topic was easy for me. I see first hand in my family, my 12-year-old sister has an iPhone 6,…

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    social interaction have been around for ages, only under different names. Books, television, computers, video games, and now mobile phones have all been scapegoated as tearing…

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    to their smartphones and forget the other people they are with. They post photos of their dinner and chat with faraway people on their phones and they distract themselves from the real time with others. Couples and Relationships One of the reasons for a breakdown of communication between couples is smartphones. It is hard to have real communication when your phones keep beeping alerts. Many non-urgent notifications take us from real conversation. In…

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