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Cell Phones and Human Relationships. Do cell phones really benefit us?. Ashley Lorello. History of Cellular Phones. First actual cell phone-1973 First made available in 1984 First text message sent- December 3 , 1992. Texting. 1:3 teens send more then 100 texts a day.

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Cell phones and human relationships

Cell Phones and Human Relationships

Do cell phones really benefit us?

Ashley Lorello


History of cellular phones

History of Cellular Phones

  • First actual cell phone-1973

  • First made available in 1984

  • First text message sent- December

    3, 1992


Texting

Texting

  • 1:3 teens send more then 100 texts a day.

  • 64% of teens have texted in class.

  • Girls typically text more than boys.


Pros of cell phones

Pros of Cell Phones

  • Helps us stay in touch.

  • Texting is a quicker means to communication

  • Newer phones have cameras, music and can receive emails.

  • No need to memorize phone numbers.


Cons to cell phones

Cons to Cell Phones

  • Talking less on the phone and are texting more.

  • Most would rather send a text than call or meet up.

  • Less patient with relationships.

  • Family relationships.

  • Evidence that cell phones can cause brain cancer


Conclusions

Conclusions

  • Cell phones have become essential to us

  • Used for more then just phone calls

  • BUT…

  • Hurting our interpersonal relationships

  • Less face-to-face interactions

  • We have yet to figure out a way to balance our relationships and cell phone use


Works cited

Works Cited

  • http://library.thinkquest.org/04oct/02001/home.htm

  • http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1099476/text-messaging

  • http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Teens-and-Mobile-Phones/Summary-of-findings.aspx

  • http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/09221/989443-467.stm

  • http://www.flowtown.com/blog/teens-and-their-mobile-phones?display=wide

  • http://textingeliminatingsocialskills.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/CancerCauses/OtherCarcinogens/AtHome/cellular-phones

  • My website: http://cellphonesandhumanrelationships.wordpress.com/quick-facts/


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