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The Negative Effects of Mobile Phones.

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The Negative Effects of Mobile Phone Voice mobile telephony has become widespread since the 1990s. The compass of the modern people is the mobile phone. It is used for expressing movement and its direction. For a mobile phone user, moving around in the city becomes a series of spaces used for keeping contacts and taking care of things ongoing. People call from certain places to certain other people without the fixed line. This unique technology gives people the chance of sharing information from anywhere. It also means living in real time in the same rhythm with someone. Mobile phone is changing every aspect of our lives. However there is growing concern of using mobile phone. It is my belief that using mobile phones may affect the health of people who use them, disturb the peace in public, and invade people's private lives. ...read more.


Fortunately the evidences also indicate that people who use cellular phones for as little as once a day had decreased levels of brain disease. Avoid using mobile phone when driving is another tip. Secondly, using mobile phone can disturb the peace in public. Public use of the mobile phone has been the subject matter of debates on TV chat shows. The debates concern especially social calling, and different perceptions of what counts as unnecessary calls. It is very impolite to answer mobile calls in public place like classroom, some restaurants, or theatres. There have been both formal attempts to regulate mobile free zones in a variety of public spaces and informal attempts of social control. These methods have been exercised against mobile users. ...read more.


Through those calls people have to re-schedule activities, change plans when underway or at the last minute. So people become busier and their private lives are being invaded. Finally, if we become busier, what happens to our personal time? Mobile telecommunications is one of the highest technical fields in today's competitive era. It gives people the chance to communicate with each other easily. In spite of a remarkable advancement, the negative effects of mobile phone cannot be neglected anymore. It is the time to think about these negative effects. I think the suggestions for reducing the negative effects of mobile phone usage can be as reducing the length of incoming calls, using a "speakerphone" option, selecting a phone with an extendable antenna, regulate mobile free zones in a variety of public spaces, and turn off the mobile phone in specific time. We should know how everyday life is changing and how this relates to mobile telephony. ...read more.

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