Negative Effects of Using Cellphone for Children ~ Kwentology

When it comes to communication, especially on-the-go, like texting, calling and internet. Mobile phone is a very big help! But based on study, mobile phones causes detrimental effects on the personal interaction of children.

You are talking with your friends, but you're seems to be in different worlds. Both are busy with cellphones. Because you focuses on gadgets, suppose, it is important topic that those who is talking to you, so will be ignored. Then, you pretending that you understand them. But that way, NO.

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Where Have You Been?

Based on the collected data, personal conversation apparently killed by mobile phones. Indeed, it exists and other people actually used it to avoid heart-to-heart conversation.
  • Sadly, 13% of users have pretended to be using their mobile phones in order to avoid interacting with other people around them.
  • 40% of people are more likely to talk on a mobile phone, or check for messages, if a companion does the same.
  • 45% of people have used their mobile phone to call people even that is just at the next room.

From the average of 3 minutes and 20 seconds in 2008. Phone call handling time shrinked, at an average of 1 minute and 40 seconds this year 2013. But this affect also with the increased of text messages per year. Last 2000, there about 14 billion number of text messages sent worldwide. In 2010, that already reached more or less 188 billion text messages.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Cellphones

In the Philippines, text messaging is solution for reaching distant relatives in other provinces or countries at a cheaper rates. But these affiliates also came to be a problem. There are children nowadays, in their social relationships. Sometimes, they are obviously deceived by other people and still they did not feel the presence of it. Because they are not trained to detect what are keys and faults in face to face encounters. These also decreases the ability to personally express themeselves.

On cellphones, children learned to edit first the text before sending it. So, in the real life situation a child has no way to edit his thoughts and may fail delivering the exact ideas putting himself ashamed to others.

Mobile Phone Purpose Should Always Be Positive!

So we advice as your Kwentologist, remember that mobile phones should serve as bridges and not walls that interferes our human relationships.
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