The Modern Expansion of Cellular Phone Use

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The Modern Expansion of Cellular Phone Use The Modern Expansion of Cellular Phone Use Over a decade ago the house phone was such a remarkable advancement where it provided a person to call places over thousands of miles away. Then the ease and comfort of wireless phones came out. Now, the invention of cellular phones (a mobile telephone) is an excellent device to do business or call out for help when you need to. While for others it is a failure, annoying and a cause of accidents. “Today, cellular phones have become a necessity in a person’s pocket.”(VanLaecken, H.). In According to the site (http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108074.html), the last survey that was completed contained one million owners in 1999 of cellular telephones. A…show more content…
As his cellular phone rang, he answered while he was driving. He was shocked to hear that she refused to go out with him tonight because she has a new boyfriend. A second later, his car has rear-ended with a delivery car in front of him. This shows us that cellular phones had gotten the best of the users again. In a statistical report “The National Police Agency reports that in the second half of 1996, drivers using cell phones were involved in 1,100 car accidents. People answering the cell phone topped the accident list, accounting for 42.9 percent of all cases, followed by people dialing a call.”(Juhl, R.) Since a lot of people around the world carry cellular phones, they tend to become a source of frustration during a movie or in a theatre or opera (Ethiopia, Y.), it should be switched off in order for the audience to enjoy the show, rather then have to get out of their mood to look around and look for that rude person who is causing a lot of noise. As a personal experience, a group of friends were sitting in front of my brother and I at the cinema by a couple of rows. Their cellular phones rang more then seven times. An annoyed movie-watcher got up in the middle of the movie and asked for the manager to make sure they leave the

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