Mobile phone and youth culture by Hezekiah


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Mobile phone and youth culture by Hezekiah

  2. 2. What is cultureHowever, the word "culture" is most commonlyused in three basic senses: Excellence of taste in the fine arts and humanities, also known as high culture An integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for symbolic thought and social learning The set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution, organization, or group
  3. 3. Who are youth Youth is the time of life between childhood and adulthood (maturity). Definitions of the specific age range that constitutes youth vary. An individuals actual maturity may not correspond to their chronological age, as immature individuals could exist at all ages.Definition "Youth... those persons between the ages of 15 and 24 years." - United Nations General Assembly "...youth ... comprises persons between the age of 15 and 24. It is used by ... the World Bank" - World Bank. The Commonwealth Youth Programme works with "young people (aged 15-29)." "A person... under 21 years of age." - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. "People between the ages of 14 and 21." - Wilson School District. "Youth; an individual from 13 through 19 years of age." - Alternative Homes for Youth, Inc. "Youth is defined as any member of society between the ages of 15 and 34" - The Danish Youth Council
  4. 4. Factor influencing youth Mobile phone purchasesNetwork  One important factor many people consider when purchasing a mobile phone is the network on which it is available. Network coverage and no dropped calls is an important concern for most customers.Price  Obviously, one of the most important factors for the average consumer when purchasing a mobile phone is the cost of the plan.Handset/brand  The handset itself is obviously an vital factor in which mobile phone a consumer picks. Even if a consumer does not like the network or price, some are willing to make an exception for a phone they truly enjoys having.Multimedia Capabilities  One of the last factors a consumer look at when purchasing a mobile phone is the multimedia capabilities. Being able to send pictures through text messages and or watch TV on a cell phone are of some importance to the majority of consumers.Customer Service  Another important factor when considering which mobile phone to purchase is the quality of the carriers customer service. A friendly and helpful customer service department ensures you are receiving all the benefits of joining its network and is always available if you need helpPeer/colleague Recommendation
  5. 5. Key Statistic There are 1.8 billion mobile owning youth in the world By 2012 one in five of the mobile owning youth will be in India Youths’ spend $350 billion annually on mobile service / one in ten dollar of their disposable income 60% of the youth sleeps with their mobile phones
  6. 6. Uses Data communicationSms/Mms/e-mail/ Bluetooth  EntertainmentMobile Tv, video/Audio player/ Games  Cameraphotography, video recording  Dating22% of youth are involved in an online romanticrelationship
  7. 7. Teens, Cell Phones and Texting One in three teens sends more than 100 text messages a day, or 3000 texts a month. Calling is still a central function of the cell phone for teens, and for many teens voice is the primary mode of conversing with parents. Boys typically send and receive 30 texts a day; girls typically send and receive 80 messages per day. Teen texters ages 12-13 typically send and receive 20 texts a day. 14-17 year-old texters typically send and receive 60 text messages a day. Older girls who text are the most active, with 14-17 year-old girls typically sending 100 or more messages a day
  8. 8. Uses of mobile phones by youth 83% use their phones to take pictures. 64% share pictures with others. 60% play music on their phones. 46% play games on their phones. 32% exchange videos on their phones. 31% exchange instant messages on their phones. 27% go online for general purposes on their phones. 23% access social network sites on their phones. 21% use email on their phones. 11% purchase things via their phones.
  9. 9. Cell phones- Necessity andFashion1. When it comes to fashion, the cell phone leaves mostother consumer electronics devices in the dust.2. mobile phones are available in market; like, flip, slide,and flat.3. Mobile phones are now being designed as fashionaccessories4.
  10. 10. Impact of mobile phones on our youth losing their interest towards the interactions and sociality By talking whole night with opposite sex, they are getting psychologically weak and pressured They tell lies and have false communication with their parents.