Negative Effect Smartphones

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Nowadays, more and more people have their own smartphones and the time they spend using their phones is rising. The number of smartphone users are forecast to grow from 2.1 billion in 2016 to around 2.5 billion in 2019, with smartphone penetration rates increasing as well (Statista, 2017). As a result, the increase number of smartphone usage were addicted to smartphone. Moreover, smartphone usually effect people’s lives especially mobile phones have a powerful influence of people’s social skills. Based on a study shows that 47% people feel comfortable while they communicate with others online but they feel nervous when they talk to people face-to-face. (source) Thus, in this essay, I will discuss how smartphones can have a negative effect on people’s social skills. Smartphones make people lose their patience easily because people received so much information everyday. Many children receiver their smartphones when they just 6 years ago, they are subjected to a variety of information everyday whether good or not. In addition, they can read more than one information at the same time which mean they maybe cannot concentrate on one thing. And with the progress of science and technology, the speed of people accept information is rapidly increasing. This phenomenon could lead to a serious problem which is people would lose their patience. Based on professor Frank Partnoy says: “The crush of technology drives us to make instant decisions and follow our short-term animal
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