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  • Informative Essay On Thank You Technology

    Pew Research Center studied that texting messaging users send or receive an average of 41.5 messages per day, with the media user sending or receiving 10 texts daily. I use text messaging every day. To communicate with anyone usually, I use text messaging. It’s more of a private way to communicate. In my opinion, it’s faster and very convenient. It’s efficient when I need to send someone a quick…

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  • The Consequences Of Texting And Driving Accidents

    sentence people who text and drive to jail is Utah and Alaska. In other states, such as California, for texting and driving you are fined a mere twenty dollars for texting and driving. The South Carolina General assembly should pass a law that texting and driving is treated severely as a DUI in order to reduce the risks of car accidents…

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  • Cell Phones Affecting Our Lives

    do while texting can place a tremendous amount of stress on the spine of the neck (VanWingen). However, that’s not the only health issue we have to look at when it comes to using our phones. According to the Pew Research Center’s data in 2012, 1800 texts a month are sent by the average American teenager (VanWingen). These movements of texting with extended wrists and rapid movement of the thumb can cause a “cramped sawing motion” of the thumb tendons says Jeffrey VanWingen M.D (VanWingen). These…

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  • Positive And Negative Effects On Children Essay

    their gang affiliation. Children needed more discipline and more accountability for the poor actions that they displayed. Children who fully knew what they were doing needed to be punished more severely on the level an adult would. According to the text, there were nine state initiatives that were implemented or either enhanced. (pg.12) Children have many negative influences all around them. There are more negative influences, easily accessible, than those who portray positive influences in…

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  • Veronica Stafford's: Texting And Literacy By Veronica Collins

    “choppy thinking” as she herself states. According to Ms. Stafford’s essay over seventy-five and a half million texts are sent per day, and 54% of those who text sending more than five texts a day. This is not so bad when you consider that there are over…

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  • Dangers Of Distracted Driving

    increases the time spent with your eyes off of the road by 400%. When responding to a text message, you take your eyes off of the road for about 5 seconds. While going 55 miles per hour, your eyes can be taken off of the road for a length equivalent to a football field while responding to a simple text. Text messaging makes a collision 23 times more likely to happen. Many people believe that they can safely text and drive but there is no safe way to distract yourself while driving. Along with…

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  • How Cell Phones Help People's Lives

    Because, when you encounter a rough situation, you know that you can rely on your phone to call the police, or send a text message asking for help. Mobile phones make life easier than before. I think people see phones as their savior. Cell phones has made people’s lives more easily to control, also people seem delighted with their devices. They love to play a game or…

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  • Why Do Companies Use Autocorrect Communication?

    communication that they diminish your firm’s brand and reputation? It is no coincidence that with the advent of cellular phone text messaging, we have seen a decreased capacity for communication, especially in written forms that are essential to business operations. It is my assertion…

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  • Personal Narrative: An Arm's Length Away

    my time. There is not a need for it and neither is there a need for my mother’s echoing calls every morning. As I drag myself out of bed, I head past my curtains while checking the weather with a quick swipe and touch. I then respond to my “urgent” text messages and continue to get on with my morning. As I step into the car, my mom is waiting, seemingly ready to start the usual morning conversions. All the while she is asking her questions, “Did you bring your lunch? Did…

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  • Attitudes And Behaviors: The Dangers Of Texting And Driving

    device. Teens who text while drive spend approximately 10% of their driving time outside of their lane. Which proves that even though it seems like texting and driving is harmless, it really does lower driving performance. “10% of all drivers 15-19 years old involved in fatal crashes were reported as distracted at the time of the crashes. This age group has the largest proportion of drivers who were distracted at the time of the crashes. The percentage of drivers’ text-messaging or visibly…

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