Mobile phones: A blessing or a curse? Discussion
Mobile phones are becoming a very arguable topic of today. In this
discussion I will present reasons from both sides of the argument.
The technology of today is constantly increasing and the world has to
be accepting of this. Mobile phones have become a definite essential.
Communication between people is easier and fast. Though, the
disadvantages brought along with the fast grown technology cannot be
ignored. These problems not only influence people personally but also
Symptoms caused by the radiation of mobile phones are one of the main
problems. Scientists believe that the radiation from mobile phones may
cause the users to have headaches, earaches, blurring of vision and
even cause cancer. Though, these problems are still under research and
although it can be seen a disadvantage, users are told to minimise
their usage to reduce the risk even more which is about 1 in 11 000
users getting cancer possibly caused from this radiation.
Mobile phone addiction is a big social problem. The age drop of the
mobile phone users is increasing , most teenagers now own their own
mobile phone. Teenagers are becoming more and more engaged on their
mobile phones all the time, on phone calls, using SMS texting ,
personalising the mobile with ring tones and pictures etc. Besides
this, they are constantly being upgraded ,new models are released
nearly everyday, so you have to spend more money trying to keep up
with the latest trends.
Mobile phone bullying is also another issue among the disadvantages of
mobile phones. Mobile phone bullying is using offensive words and
behavior vis SMS texting. Not only with bullying, but generally,
people tend to say things in a text message that they normally
wouldn't or couldn't say face to face with someone. On the other hand
texting is a huge advantage for those who are uncomfortable talking on...
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