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  • Communication In Social Work

    have become a dominate way to communicate with others. For my Social work 300 class, I was ask to pick a time management problem that have impact my live. For this assignment, I decided to study the number of times I texted in a 24-hour period. Text messaging manifested into a problem when I was eighteen years old. It was the first time I received a cell phone. It new for me and it became addictive. Before receiving a cell phone, I would use only use the land phone about once or twice a month. I…

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  • How Does Technology Affect Deaf People

    demographic. Technology is meant to bring people closer together not isolate them. However, despite the technology historically not been fully optimized for these groups, it has had some advances in the past years. Some advances include Facetime and text messaging for the deaf community and the ability to customize technology to accommodate the disabilities of the elderly. Looking first at the deaf community, the phone was originally damaging as phones only utilized the use of hearing. When…

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  • How Are Cell Phones Changing Society

    real conversation with their children. The less we have face-to-face conversations, the more attached we get to our cell phones. Some children do not know how to have a conversation without their phones. I know for me that sometimes I would rather text message someone than talk to them in person. I get scared to tell people what I am honestly thinking because I have hidden behind my phone for so…

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  • Cell Phone Effects On Distracted Driving

    the go. Most people just get the feel of having to check their phones to check a text message, or an email while on the road from phone calls, to text messaging, social media and sharing pictures. The power of a cell phone is really helping us stay in touch. But its also causing more risks for everyone. Mostly on people that are driving while texting. “Shockingly, texting drivers took their eyes off the road for each text an average of 5 seconds, which at 55 mph, means…

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  • Risky Behavior: The Dangers Of Texting While Driving

    Risky Behavior Do we take driving serious enough? We tend to veer our attention to other activities and not focus on what is going on in front of us. Not paying attention to what we are doing can be risky. In both “The Dangers of Texting While Driving” written by the Federal Communications Commission and “Multitasking, texting” by Journalist Resource, it explains that in 2012 there have been around 3,300 fatalities and between 387,000-400,000 people were injured in driver distraction…

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  • The Importance Of Banning Cell Phones In School

    Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the telephone in 1874. From this generation on, the evolution of the phone has impacted our society immensely. Phones have gone from a simpler way to communicate without travel or write a letter, to everyone having them as a daily item in their pocket you can't forget. If something were to happen to your present day phone, it's easy to freak out, especially if you forget it at home, or drop it to the ground (or break it with a discus). However dependent…

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  • Novice Drivers

    th) “ As of September 2010, 30 states as well Washington, D.C., have passed laws prohibiting text messaging for all drivers. An additional eight states bas so-called novice drivers from texting while driving. (The definition of “novice drivers” differs by state; in Mississippi, for example, it refers to drivers who have their learner’s permit or provisional license, while in Missouri a novice driver is anyone aged 21 and younger.) Two of the eight states that restrict texting for novice…

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  • Pros And Disadvantages Of Technology

    exposure to texting, teens have trouble writing essays and papers. According to Swayne and Messer, “Text messaging…could lead to declining language and grammar skills…” Also, student Margarete Stettner confessed in a USA Today article, “[Texting] does affect, sometimes, how I do my schoolwork…I do put, instead of Y-O-U, I put a U” (qtd. in Cotter). Another disadvantage is texting is when you text while you…

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  • The Dangers And Consequences Of Texting While Driving

    The biggest culprit of vehicle accidents is text messaging. g, According to the research complete by Cooper, Yager, & Chrysler (2011) “when reading or writing texts, drivers exhibited reductions in reaction time”. Even with the shocking results, only 44 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands ban texting for all drivers. For otherFor the remaining six states without an all text bans, four prohibit all novice drivers from texting and three restrict school…

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  • Is My Smartphone Making Me Dumber Analysis

    created devices for the purpose of detaching people from their smartphones. For example, the Apple Watch was originally created to decrease the distractions from smartphone notifications. Another device known as the Punkt MP01 can only make calls and texts. The Light Phone is even more extreme since it can only store nine numbers and make calls; it was created to free people from their…

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