Are Smartphones Harming Younger Generations?

938 Words Nov 17th, 2015 4 Pages
In my Unit 4 essay, I propose to argue that smartphones are harming the younger generations. Since the younger generation is born into a society where every data, learning, amusement, and everything else, is just one search away. They are certainly living in the information age with technology that is just a few years ago was unthinkable. Numerous individuals do not understand how this is an issue.
For Unit 4 I choose option 2 because I am mainly focus on smartphones affecting the younger generation which will fall under in technology and social structures category. The media also portrays a big role when it comes to smartphones because it has set a mark for every age group. That smartphones can take high quality pictures and videos, send emails, play video games and of course make phone calls. Stuart Hall and Paddy Whannel’s “The Young Audience” is very similar to what I will discuss because of the popularity of smartphone many teens are attracted to the features like I mention before and its basically handheld computers for their thumbs. However, it is sitting a concern on the academic aspects of kids and teens. As well as teens not being aware of their surroundings let alone paying attention in class. With this argument, it’s different from others that I have done because it is concerning a particular age group which will bring better understanding about why we ought to be concerned. In this essay I am going to closely examine how the media is shaping our society with…
Open Document