Cellphones Have Changing The Way Our Society Functions Essay

1579 Words May 4th, 2015 7 Pages
Cellphones have changed, and are still changing the way our society functions. The history of the cellphone is a strong history, even though cellphones aren’t old they have grown fast and evolved through what society needs, and wants at the time. Because of cellphones, there are many new health and safety issues, positive and negative that have arose. A few of those negative problems are tendonitis in the thumbs and anxiety disorders from being away from the cellphone. A positive issue is that parents can contact children if they have a phone. It is very unhealthy to have an anxiety of not being with your cellphone. We do not need to be in constant communication and it could be healthy to unplug and relax for a bit. Education has also changed. I know that I can Google anything that I have a question about and I have an answer right away. This can become a big problem due to the fact that no one will retain information, because they have all the information at their fingertips. Also, the downside to googleing everything is that students will not learn how to evaluate the sites that show up on those Google searches. A positive aspect of having cellphones is that communication is easier. I am able to communicate with my friends in Israel by text message and I could call them if I want, using a special app on my iPhone called whatsapp. In my mind the negatives do outweigh the positives of having cellphones, but I also like having mine so I can see both sides of this argument.…

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