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    • +The Mobile AddictionBy: Kyrstin CoughlinPhoto by Dharder via morguefile
    • + Everywhere we turn, people are facedown and staring at their phones…Photo by epicture’svia Flickr
    • +“young adults, aged 18 to29, send on average 109.5 texts aday, or approximately 3,200messages a month.”-Mariano Choliz
    • +The inevitable ishappening… we arebecoming addicted.
    • +Mobile devices arereadily accessible,andtheir functions arecontinuing toprogress.Photo by Haml via morguefile
    • + Teenagers use their mobiledevice as an escape and aform of freedom.Research states that a teen losing their phonewould be "disastrous to their social lives"-Richard AlleynePhoto by Nazaka2002
    • +Cell phones provide teens with endlessopportunities…Photo by Kyrstin Coughlin
    • +“A McAfee study lastyear, noted that 70%of teens actively seekto hide their onlinebehavior from theirparents.”Photo by Lucas Malta-Brian S Hall
    • +Mobile deviceswill affect teensin bothadvantageousandinappropriatemanners.
    • +1. It is an instantinteraction with theirpeersPhoto by greyerbabyHOW?
    • + 2. It providesthe opportunityof maskingtheir trueidentityPhoto by Kyrstin Coughlin
    • +3. The loss of humaninteraction, ruiningpersonal relationshipsPhoto by mzacha
    • +4. An increase in isolationPhoto by anitapeppers
    • + 5. It is much more difficult for parents to monitor theirchild’s actions.Photo by hotblack
    • +Frankly, cell phones areentertaining.Teens are fascinatedby these devices.Photo byRajeshkrishnan
    • +This constant interactionmay lead tobehavioural, social, andaffective problems.-Mariano CholizPhoto by hotblack
    • + Addiction may interfere with school work or otherpersonal activities that may threaten one’sphysical interactions and well being.Photo by mconnors
    • +Technology has becomethe center of our lives.It has the capacityof consuming us…Photo by Clarita
    • + We need a clearer understandingabout what drives this mobileaddiction .-Richard AlleyneSo we can lead the way forconsumer generations to come.Photo by DuBoix
    • +The mobile device has becomethe most universal form ofcommunication and there is nodoubt its use will increase.Photo by imelenchon
    • + However, overuse is concerning…Teens use their phones at inappropriatetimes, check their phones constantly, feel uneasywithout them, and think of their device as part ofthem.Photo by imelenchon
    • + Being constantly connected with your friend circle even when ina face to face conversation should not be the definition ofnormal.Photo by Seemann
    • +CreditAll photos are licensed under the CreativeCommons Non-Commercial Share-Alike3.0 agreement and sourced from flickr orfrom Morguefile.com
    • +Sources http://readwrite.com/2013/04/08/teenagers-smartphones-how-theyre-changing-the-world http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/9714616/Mobile-phone-addiction-ruining-relationships.html http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/mental-mishaps/201303/are-you-addicted-your-cell-phone http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/1-84628-248-9_17#page-2