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  • The Consequences Of Addiction

    Our parents all wonder if we can have a conversation without abbreviations. Can we spell “I love you” out to our parents in a text instead of “Love u or ily2”. This lack of communication can cause a world of confusion and an argument that the use of these shortcuts may actually hinder a person’s ability to switch between “techspeak” and the normal rules of grammar (Williams).…

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  • How Does Smartphones Affect Children

    Smartphone: Impact on children Introduction Smartphone is a mobile phone fulfills many functions of a computer, including Internet access, touchscreen interface, and an operating system that can run downloaded applications (Oxford University, 2010). It is one of a technology that continuously improving, which using smartphones started to become an important role in people’s life. In Hong Kong, 92% of male and 82% of female that aged between 15 to 19 years old have their own smartphones, and for…

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  • Journey As A Discourse Community Analysis

    provide information and feedback (Swales 471-472). Journey uses email, text messaging, social media, and a website to communicate with members. The pastor informs members of all meetings through these means of communication and asks for questions and feedback about sermons. The group uses these different genres of communication to provide different types of information. Emails explain worship topics and what to expect, while text messages are simply reminders and feedback mechanisms. The website…

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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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  • Gender And Cell Phone Usage Essay

    A., Fitzgerald, H. E., Harold, R., & Eye, A. V. (2008). Race, Gender, and Information Technology Use: The New Digital Divide. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 11(4), 437-442. Harrison, M. A. (2011). College students’ prevalence and perceptions of text messaging while driving. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 43(4), 1516-1520. Junco, R., Merson, D., & Salter, D. W. (2010). The Effect of Gender, Ethnicity, and Income on College Students ' Use of Communication Technologies. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Smartphone And Mobile Apps

    inference point that one can reach after analyzing the pros and cons of apps and mobile websites. Results from the survey Statistics and survey points out that the Smartphone apps are dominating the mobile web time. Most of the time is spent in messaging apps like Whatsapp, Facebook messenger and Snapchat. Analysis states that there will be an increase of 3% in the usage of these smartphone apps in the next year. This is expected to rise alarmingly and by 2018 it is predicted to reach 8.3%. In…

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  • Texting While Driving Should Be Banned Essay

    “One of the world’s most beloved ways of communicating is by text messaging (texting). The world loves talking with others by communicating on their cell phones, but people are too focused and obsessed with their cell phones that cell phones are becoming dangerous to drivers. Also people who drive while sending text messages are putting other driver, passengers, and pedestrians in jeopardy (Texting). Texting while driving is seriously…

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  • Texting And Driving Speech

    Day after day people see news reports talking about accidents caused by texting while driving, yet none of it seems to get to anyone. Texting and driving is not only illegal, but also dangerous. Every day there are people around the globe that are killed in a car accident only because they were on their cell phone. There are multiple people who cause the accident because of texting and driving, while the ones that weren’t on their cell phones are the ones to die. That’s not right is it? Well no,…

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  • What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Social Media?

    communication with others, especially throughout the years we have communicated through newspapers, television broadcasters and the internet. Technology has affected how communication is conducted internally and externally for example, we use text messaging, blogging, tweets and other devices such as cell phones, cameras and videos. The media has become reliable because many people gain information and knowledge about events and issues currently happening around the world. I will explain the…

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  • Benefits Of Multitasking

    “Outside, in the hallways, the people milling around me were looking past me to virtual others. They were on their laptops and their phones...There but not there” (236). She speaks about how baffled she is that these complete strangers would rather text those they love than to speak to her or others in the room. The kind of milling about she expects may have been common in simpler days, where everyone was friends with their neighbors and had a weekly barbeque to catch up. In today’s age, though,…

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