Smart Phone Negative

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Smart phone is defined as an “internet-capable phone that usually also includes a calendar, an appointment book, and an address book, a calculator, a notepad, games, browser, and numerous other apps” (Vermaat, 2016). The telephone was invented in 1789 by Alexander bell and was a very simple tool at the time. “People didn 't start using the term "Smartphone" until 1995, but the first true smart phone actually made it debut three years earlier in1992. It was called the Simon Personal Communicator, and it was created by IBM more than 15 years before Apple released the iPhone”. As the cell phone started to progress we saw it advancing in many ways. Smart phone has been around for quite a few years but it did not get really big until company like…show more content…
We can virtually be anywhere and still be able to gather information. But this can also have a negative impact on us in an article it states tag “A recent study by Columbia University found that we are very likely to forget information which we know we can easily retrieve again.”. We can easily see this when it comes to school instead of student studying from a book and they just google it and found the answer. But then when it comes to the test they are not able to remember the information they have looked up. It is said to create a since a sense of laziness in a way in our society because we have that security that if we really need it we can look it up. But it also a great resource that has open up many of great opportunity and has open up people to news and information about the world. Smartphone has also had an impact on our behavior and the way that we behave. When people wake up in the morning what is the first thing that they do, most people check their phone to see if they missed anything. We as a society that has grown accustomed to checking our phone, it has become second nature to us. It also helped create social norms when it comes to phone, telling us when it is appropriate or inappropriate to use our
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