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Smartphone Addiction

a horrible increasing problem in America
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Jessica Carlson

on 23 May 2013

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Transcript of Smartphone Addiction

Smartphone addiction is a horrible
increasing problem in America Smartphone Addiction Reason 1 Reason 1 Reason 2 Conclusion Too many Americans deal with the dysfunctional habit of smartphone addiction. Thanks for watching
and listening!!!! Hope you
enjoyed my presentation!!!!(: Most smartphone owners check their
phones for 30 seconds, every 10 minutes,
about 35 times a day Smartphone user's workload is outweighed by
pressure to stay up-to-date with messages, emails,
and social networking sites. 1/10 American smartphone owners
admit to being addicted to their phone.
About 40% of adults are, and 60% of teens are. Smartphone addiction is a horrible, increasing problem in America because Americans are preoccupied with their smartphones. Secondly, Americans are absorbed in social media instead of doing their work. Lastly, too many people deal with the dysfunctional habit of smartphone addiction. . Americans are preoccupied with their smartphones. Reason 2 Americans are absorbed in social media instead of doing their work. By Jessica Carlson Reason 2 Americans are absorbed
in social media instead of
doing their work. Reason 3 Too many Americans deal with the dysfunctional habit of smartphone addiction. Reason 3 Americans are preoccupied with their smartphone. Americans are absorbed in social media instead of doing their work. Have you ever been in a
situation when there is a
couple at a restaurant and
they aren't even talking to
each other because they are
both texting and on their
smartphone? This could be a
sign of smartphone addiction. 25% of kids who own a smartphone use it during school. 80% use their smartphone on the go 65% of smartphone users use their phones when they are shopping at the store. 70% of people use their smartphones during work 60% of smartphone owners use their smartphone while watching T.V. Once, a cashier was ringing up somebody's food when all of a sudden the cashier's smartphone rang. She answered her phone and when the cashier was on her smartphone, she accidentally rung up some of the the customer's food items twice. After the customer saw this, she told the manager and cashiers were not allowed to use their phones when they worked ever again. Once, there was a girl who was preoccupied with her phone when she was walking. She accidentally stepped into a rattle snake nest where
there were six rattle snakes. Each rattle snake bit her in the ankle. Luckily she did survive. 74% of people admit that they would feel panicked if they lost their smartphone.
14% of people admit that they would feel desperate if they lost their smartphone. 54% have checked their phone while lying in bed 66% of people have or do sleep with their smartphones The average person sends 50 texts every day. On average, teenagers send 60 texts a day. Bibliography:

Books:

Baron, Naomi S. Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2008. Print.

Netzley, Patricia D. "Is Cell Phone Addiction a Problem?" How Does Cell Phone Use Impact Teenagers. N.p.: n.p., n.d. 38-49. Print.

Rosen, Larry D., Nancy A. Cheever, and L. Mark. Carrier. IDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession with Technology and Overcoming Its Hold on Us. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Print.


Websites:

"Cell Phone Addiction." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 19 May 2013.

Gale Group. N.p., n.d. Web.

"Mobile Devices at Work: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly." Stratic Workplace Solutions. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 May 2013.

"Use of Cell Phones While at Work." Town of Granby - Granby Public Library. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 May 2013.

"Where Do People Use Their Smartphones." Onbile. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 May 2013. Cons:
~Using a Smartphone helps you keep in touch with friends and family
~Status updates tell you how others are feeling
~Smartphones can be used for education
~Smartphones can help you make new friends
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