The average teenager living in a modernized world has a cell phone for which he/she uses every day in order to keep in touch with all of his/her friends every minute, all the time (Insurance Information Institute). The last generation didn’t have cell phones when they were kids. Even their parents didn’t have cell phones. A statistic shows that 20 years ago, in 1990, when cell phones first started to come out, approximately 4.3 million people subscribed to cell phone companies (Insurance Information Institute). Cell phones have become a must-have in our lives (Insurance Information Institute). It’s usual for a teenager to be walking around chattering away on their own cell phone. In the last generation, when teens were bored and wanted to do something they would play outside, play sports, and basically do something physical (StraightUp). Nowadays, when teenagers claim that they are finished with their homework and have nothing to do, they spend the rest of their day calling up all their friends and talking to them until it’s time for bed. Talking with friends is not bad in any way; nevertheless, kids could be doing something with them, something physical and entertaining at the same time. At least they could exercise while having fun with their friends, instead of just sitting on the couch or lying down on the bed with the phone raised up to your ear for hours and hours. Technology has made us lazy. It has made everything so easy, that we have taken full advantage of it and forget that we’re just wasting our time in the end (straight up).
Right now, people from the next generation are in school, growing up, about to be released into the world. They’re going to need jobs in order to support themselves and their families. What might they want to pursue? Actor, computer engineering, writer, doctor, musician, etc. Technology could even replace a friend. A Japanese robot called Wakamuru can “house