The Extremes of Contact via Mobile Phones
Submitted by InvolveAll on Wed, 01/02/2017 - 20:38
Child Alert reported that some young people can get highly hung-up on the extremes of either no contact, too much contact possibly or even unwanted contact via mobile phones. Stress can be caused by both the sender's and recipient’s frustrations.
There is no doubting the benefits of the mobile phone. Ease of communication, the anywhere, anytime contact - with friends, relations, colleagues and in theory at least the efficiency brought to busy lives. The benefits have been sold to us worldwide by the mobile phone industry, and in the main we have made the judgment that, yes, the mobile phone is an exceptionally useful tool that advances personal communication beyond all our expectations of only a few years ago. And the future developments around the corner will equally amaze.
But every technological advance that provides such dramatic benefits has consequential costs and it is this area of mobile phone usage that we believe warrants more attention, especially their use by young people. To read the full article click here