Since the release of the first cell phone, they have immensely evolved and some would say, have become an essential to everyday life. Although cell phones offer convenience, they arguably come with negative and impactful effects on our social lives, education, and driving performance. Background on Cell Phones Today’s modern, fast paced lifestyle is unimaginable without cell phones. Since the advent of cell phones, society has had the ability to make phone calls while being mobile, send text messages, and access the Internet from practically anywhere in the world. In the beginning, cell phones served as a way to make phone calls to others from places other than at home using the landline.
Smartphone introduction in classrooms as a learning aid has been more of a problem rather than being a benefit. Impacts on society: The impact of Smartphone's on society are on to the positive and negative sides. Social life has been dramatically changed by the introduction of Smartphone and it has also encountered most of the impact of the use of Smartphone. As Smartphone's play an important role in the integration process of people with special needs, elderly age and with sort of disabilities. Smartphones have created a new business trend, it’s not only the Smartphone's vendors enjoying business but also created a new domain for mobile application development companies, internal service providers, and other related sectors.
The cell phone is one of the key implements that have networked the society by increasing connectivity between people. Digitization and networking of the society has not only changed the way art is produced and distributed but also how it is defined in the context of human relations. Explaining better, Tofts (2005) points out that digital forms of art production, distribution and interaction such as the internet and multi-user platforms, including cell phones, “have modified the spatial and temporal dimensions of what constitutes an art event and an experience of it” (Tofts, 2005). This is because in the 1990s, the approach of analyzing and categorizing fine art changed from the perception of the artist as a central figure in art production to an approach in which the artist is viewed as the catalyst, rather than the object at the center. In this paper, the influence of the connectivity of the cell phone on art that is considere... ... middle of paper ... ... Bourriaud, N. (2002).
I would choose 'cell phone' as my cultural artifact. It has become such an important aspect of our lives making it the mainstay of today's society. The ever evolving technology of cell phone has made it so important in today's life that living without it seems tedious. Cell phones these days are more than just a device to communicate and talk to people. It has become a gadget that allows you to communicate via email, calls, and texts and even without balance in your cell phone you can now contact with your friends using Whatsapp, Viber, Line or other internet connections that help us communicate.
How has the smartphone effected our culture as a whole? The smart phones have affected our culture in many possible ways which leads to increase in personal efficiency and communication. Even though, smartphone can become a tool for constant connection with the world; the smartphone also makes people disconnect with the world around them such as friends and family. As Zackary suggests that “The invention and rising popularity of the smartphone has completely transformed our culture of socialization and interaction.”(2015) Smartphones are very powerful tools that can allow people to use many functions such as phone, text, internet, apps, games, and social media and so on. Smartphones are readily available and so easy to use that people are less willing to interact with another people more than their smartphone.
However, the worldwide overview and statistics show that the magazine industry is suffering because consumers are now able to access all the information they need online. “The revolutionary change in the consumer magazine business has been advanced by the now ubiquitous use of mobile devices—smart phones and tablets. It has transformed how people consume media and increasingly how advertisers deliver their messages. It has enabled publishers, helped by offering impulse-driven easy, often free, access to their content and to expand their reach. However, the capacity for instant access of information has clashed mightily with traditional print product circulation sales practices” (Folio mag, 2013).
The Smartphone is one of the most innovative of mobile devices. The user’s adoption of this innovation comes with much consideration that may consist of need to use, perception to use, and so on (Joo and Sang, 2013). According to Lee et al (2014) the over usage of online content through smartphones is causing sleep deprivation and attention deficit among youth. Smartphone users are communication applications during day time and playing games at night time. In the last few years the Smartphone users have increased rapidly and their application usage behavior had drastically changed (Bohmer et al, 2011).
Hence, businesses should adopt and embrace social media marketing for their brands as a stiff competition exist and will prevail in the global market. Reasons Why Social Media Advertising Has Become Popular The global market today has been dominated by social media advertising. This is because new technology has introduced new trends and means of advertising various brands to the consumers globally. This form of advertising has gain... ... middle of paper ... ...nd access to this information have enabled the company to innovate products which move with the latest trends in the global market; which is inspired and promoted by the new technology. Impact of Social Media to Businesses in Future Social media will allow the business to learn and move with changes in customers’ tastes and preferences.
“It is no secret that marketers are struggling to keep up with the explosion of digital channels for consumers and brands to interact. Mobile has long been thought of as an emerging channel, yet data recently collected by Compete sister company LightSpeed Research suggests that mobile should no longer be thought of as an emerging channel for consumers. 54% of consumers report having access to a smartphone with Internet access – approaching the number of consumers with a laptop and/or desktop computer (Caine, 2013).” Consumer behavior is the driving force behind the increased use of mobile marketing. As a result, “consumer trends and increased Internet usage shape the evolution of mobile marketing” (Dickinger, Murphy, & Scharl, 2005). A successful mobile marketing plan or strategy relies heavily on understanding consumer behavior, which is constantly changing in an ever-changing technological environment.
Are cell phones a harmful distraction to society? With advances in technology today, the demand for better cell phones is skyrocketing. With new technological advancements happening everyday with cell phones, people are starting to depend on a cell phone for everyday task. Although cell phones allow the user to contact friends or family with the touch of a button and allows them to play games in times of boredom. As a result of everyday use, cell phones have affected relationships, the brain, and health.