This article aims is to know about the “Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Mobile Phones”. that what are the benefits and bad effects of mobile phones for the people.
Mobile phones are a type of portable device which is used for communication. The usage of the mobile phone is increasing day by day since 2003.
The 1st mobile phone was developed in 1973.
Mobile phones change the way of communication. Before the invention of mobile phones, the landline telephone and letters were used for communication.
It was very difficult for people to communicate with other people before the invention of mobile phones.
Initially, we use mobile phones only for communication, phone calls and text messaging, etc.
But now mobile phones are a portable computer, there is a lot of activities that can be done by using mobile phones easily.
Now a day’s it’s very difficult to find a person who is not using mobile phones.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Mobile Phones
As we know that all the things that exist in this world have their advantages and disadvantages. Same as the mobile phone has some advantages and also disadvantages for youth in society.
The basic aim of this article is to highlight all the Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Mobile Phones for Youth in Society. That the people and all the mobile users should aware of it.
Before going to discuss all the advantages of using mobiles I would like to discuss all the disadvantages and all the bad effects of using mobile phones on people,
Because all people know about the advantages and benefits of using mobile phones but they didn’t know its bad effects on their life.
Actually, I am trying to target a very serious issue regarding using mobile phones.
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Disadvantages of Using Mobile Phones
The disadvantages and bad effects of using mobile phones on youth are given below.
1. Mobile Phones Cause Isolation
We all know that using mobile phones all the time causes addiction to mobile phones and addiction to using mobile phones causes a lot of mental disorders in people.
Mostly the too much use of mobile phones causes isolation in the people.
They always trying to used mobile all the time and didn’t want to go outside and meet with their family members, relatives, and loved ones.
They get isolated and different kinds of other mental disorders take place in their minds. Using mobile phones too much boosts feelings of depression, loneliness, and isolation.
So, mobile phones are one of the most dangerous things nowadays in people’s isolation.
2. Mobile Phone Wastage of Time
Mobile phones help people in many aspects of life but also mobile phones are one of the biggest things used for wasting time.
Mostly the teenagers and students get affected by this.
They always want to use mobile phones for playing video games, watching movies, listening to songs and other kinds of entertainment, and waste their precious time.
The most precious thing for students and teenagers is their current time. Time plays a very important role for the students to utilize their struggle for the future.
3. Mobile Phone Distraction
Mobile phones one of the most distracting things nowadays.
People used mobile phones while working, eating, walking, studying, talking to others, and also in driving they used mobile phones and talking to others.
Most road accidents happen due to the use of mobile phones while driving. Using mobile phones too much can put someone’s life in danger.
Also, mobile phones distract the students in study time.
By the too much use of mobile phones, the students get addicted to it. They every time want to use mobile phones even in their study time and it effectively decreases their grades.
In my complete research, I have found that mobile phones are the most distracting thing for peoples.
4. Wastage of Money on Mobile Phones
Now a day’s mobile phones are the main thing of wasting money on.
Buying and using new and costly mobile phones is the new trend of fashions. Every second person wants to buy new and costly mobile phones.
Recently in America, people even sell their kidneys for buying a new model of iPhone.
Peoples are got addicted to used new and costly mobile phones. They waste a lot of money on buying new models of mobile phones.
People also waste their money on paying the charges of internet packages and other kinds of service packages.
In my research, I have found that now a day’s mobile phones are the most money spendable thing, on which people spend and waste a lot of their money.
5. Mobile Phone Addiction
Addiction is one of the most dangerous effects of using too many mobile phones daily. People got addicted to using mobile phones all the time.
The addiction to using mobile phones is called “nomophobia”.
In this kind of mental disorder, a person can’t stop himself without using mobile phones. He/she even cannot imagine their selves without having a mobile phone.
They cannot spend even a few minutes without checking their mobile phones.
The addiction to using mobile phones all the time causes a lot of other kinds of mental disorders and also causes rises in dangerous health diseases.
Loneliness, anger, tension, irritability, and depression of peoples. These are the symptoms of addiction to using mobile phones.
6. Mobile Phone Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying is the most popular thing that happens with mobile phone users.
Research shows that most teenagers and students got cyberbullied by using mobile phones.
Mostly the teenagers used mobile phones for treating and bulling their fellows and friends for entertainment.
But sometimes cyberbullying becomes very dangerous for them. it can put their life’s in danger. Research shows that most cyberbullied people attempt suicide.
Mobile phones create opportunities for people to bully other peoples. Cyberbullying is one of the most happening things with people using mobile phones.
7. Mobile Phone Security Issues
Security issues are common issues that happen with mobile phone users.
It’s very easy for hackers to hack and access your mobile phone and your privacy and data breach. It’s very easy on mobile phones to copy the data from one phone to another phone.
In android, it’s very easy to breach the privacy and data of someone but in iPhone iOS it’s a little bit secure.
Mostly it happens with the people their mobile phones hack and their privacy and personal data got breach.
By the security issues, people faced a lot of problems, loss of money, image, respect, and some people attempt suicide due to their privacy loss.
Security issues are one of the dangerous effects of using mobile phones for people.
8. Study Loss Due to High Usage of Mobile Phones
The excessive use of mobile phones is one of the biggest disadvantages for students. Mobile phones mostly affect the study of the students.
Time is the most precious thing for the students but the excessive use of mobile phones wastes most of the precious time of the students.
Mobile phones distract students from their studies and got addicted to users of mobile phones.
They always want to use mobile phones for playing video games, watching videos and movies, listening to music, scrolling social media timelines, etc., and waste their precious time.
And by this, it obviously decreases their grades.
Mobile phones distract the students from their goals and achievements in life and I think this is the most dangerous thing for the students.
9. Mobile Phone Cause Distance from Relatives
One of the benefits of using a mobile phone is that it makes connecting and communication between people belonging to different places easy.
But if the mobile phones are not used properly and carefully it also causes distance from friends, relatives, and family members.
I observed the friends and family members are sitting in a coffee shop and stuck to their mobile phone screens and not talking to each other.
It’s a very bad thing, they have to give time to each other and talks to each other by face.
Even a couple used mobile phones in their free time and does not give time to each other which can be caused distance in their relationships.
10. Mobil Phone Cause Health Problems
Mobile phones also cause a lot of health problems.
The excessive use of mobile phones causes the eye’s swelling problems. Most people got eyesight problems with the excessive use of mobile phones.
Also, the excessive use of mobile phones causes cancer.
Mobile phones also caused mental disorders:
- Tension, etc.
11. Sleeping Issues
The excessive use of mobile phones affects a lot of our sleeping routines.
The excessive use of mobile phones causes addiction to mobile phones. Most people get addicted to the use of mobile phones.
They always want to use mobile phones even during their sleeping time, In the night they are stuck to their mobile phone’s screens and doing different activities on their mobile phones.
They trying to fall asleep but their mobile phones stuck them to use it. Mobile phones disturbed a lot of the sleeping routine of people.
12. Mobile Phones Cause Accidents
Mostly the accidents happen by the excessive use of mobile phones. Every second person is stuck in using their mobile phones.
People used mobile phones for watching videos, pictures, social media, etc. they get addicted to it, they always trying to use their mobile phones.
Even in driving a car or walking on roads, they are stuck in using their mobile phones. They are risking the lives of others walking on the roads.
Using mobile phones in driving causes accidents. They can injure themselves and also put someone else life in danger or kill other people by car accidents.
13. Cheating on Cell Phones
Now a day’s cheating on mobile phones is a common thing. Cheating on mobile phones is the most happening thing.
People use mobile phones to communicate and lie to each other. Every second person lies to other people while talking on mobile phones.
Which is fraud and cheating and makes people liar. Most of the relationships broke due to the use of mobile phones.
People used mobile phones to contact and communicate with other people and cheats their couple partners.
This is the most common thing happening now a day’s and I think this is the most dangerous effect of using a mobile phone on people.
These are the disadvantages or bad effects of using mobile phones now I am going to discuss all the advantages and benefits of mobile phones.
Advantages of Using Mobile Phones
The advantages of mobile phones are given below:
1. Mobile Phone as a Source of Information
Mobile phones can be used as a source of information.
The new mobile phones have big storage which can store a lot of data in GBs. Students can store their data information, books, magazines, assignments, etc.
Mobile phones have internet accessing capabilities students from anywhere can easily access different kinds of educational websites through the internet on their mobile phones.
Also, there is a lot of education application that can be installed on mobile phones. By which students can easily get help and collect the relevant information.
Different kinds of language dictionaries, translators, and other learning applications are available in the play store of mobile phones.
By which students can get help in learning.
2. Mobile Phone as a Source of Communications
In my research about the advantages and disadvantages of using mobile phones for youth in society. I have found that Mobile phones are the best source of communication nowadays.
Before the mobile phone, communication is very hard for peoples. They used different kinds of other traditional sources for communications with other people from different places.
People write letters and send them to other places by people it takes a lot of time to reach the letter to its destinations. It was very difficult for people to communicate with other peoples from different places.
But after the development, communication becomes very easy. Using mobile phones, people can communicate with their relatives within seconds.
You have just to take the mobile phone and can make calls to anyone easily from anywhere.
These are the best advantages of mobile phones.
3. Mobile Phone Save Money
Mobile phones also save money. The most expensive thing before the development thing is communication.
People spend money a lot on communication.
But after the development of mobile phones, people can easily communicate with their relatives and family members in seconds at less cost.
Also, people can order different kinds of things through mobile phones from home instead of going outside and spend money on that.
They can get it sitting at home easily without wasting money.
4. Mobile Phone Used for Entertainment
Now a day’s mobile phones are the most popular thing use for entertainment. The new technological mobile phones have different kinds of entertainment features.
New mobile phones have big HD displays. People watch movies, songs and playing games on them.
Mobile phones have the capability of accessing high-speed internet. People access the internet and watch online movies, songs, and also play online games.
Every second person uses mobile phones in their free time for entertainment. People of any age, however, the old one or the teens use mobile phones for their entertainment.
They used mobile phones for social media platforms.
Most people used mobile phones in scrolling their timeline of social media platforms in their free time.
The most popular entertainment resource is mobile phones. People entertain themselves according to their interest in using mobile phones.
5. Mobile Phone Save Life in an Emergency
The mobile phone has a lot of benefits for people. One of the best benefits of having a mobile phone is it saves a life in an emergency.
In the case of emergency people use can use a mobile phone for contacting their relatives.
If someone got an accident on the way to go somewhere then he/she can use a mobile phone for contacting someone for help.
6. Mobile Phones Camera
New upcoming mobile phones have the best resolution cameras. Due to mobile phones, you cannot miss any moment to capture.
Before mobile phones, people used to take different kinds of big cameras themselves to capture the memorable moments of their life.
But after the mobile phones.it makes it very for people to capture the memorable moments of their life for the future.
Capturing memorable moments through mobile phones is easy and can be sent to any other peoples.
People used their mobile phones for capturing the environment anywhere and share it with their friends and relatives and also, they can share it on social media platforms.
7. Mobile Phone GPS Location
One of the best benefits of the new mobile phones has it gives you information about your current location and destination.
It was very difficult for people to go from one place to another because they miss the location’s way.
But after the development of mobile phones, it becomes very easy for people to locate where they are going and what is their current location.
On mobile phones, you can select the place on a map where you want to go and it gives you the direction of the ways to reach your destination.
I think this is one of the best benefits of having a mobile phone.
8. Internet Access Through Mobile Phones
New mobile phones can access the internet. People have not to go to net cafes for using the internet or sit in front of computers for accessing the internet.
They easily can access the internet through their mobile phones from anywhere.
New mobile phones or we can say new technology mobile phones can access high-speed internet from anywhere.
The DSL or broadbands internet connection becomes old nowadays. People referred to 3G, 4G, and upcoming 5G internet speed.
The mobile phone’s internet is much faster than DSL and broadbands.
9. Small and Portable
Before mobile phones, people use telephones to which they have to sit in front and communicate.
Telephones are the devices that have the cable connecting and are kept in somewhere place. You cannot pick it up telephones were portable devices.
But from time to time it changes to mobile phones. Mobile phones are small and portable you can keep them in your pocket or in your bag.
You can take your mobile phones anywhere to yourself.
11. Alarm and Reminders
Mobile phones are also digital personal assistants.
You can set alarms and reminders on your mobile phones. You can also do a list of your mobile phones for an all-day schedule.
Mobile phones can help you wake up early in the morning and reminds you of all the routine work on time.
12. Flashlight in Mobile Phones
Mobile phones have the feature of having flashlights. Now people have not to keep torch. They easily can be used on their mobile phones.
Before mobile phones, people used torches in darkness or for searching for something in the darkness, now they used mobile phone flashlight.
It becomes very helpful for people.
13. Learning and Research Using Mobile Phones
Mobile phones are the most beneficial digital device used for learning and research. Having mobile phones is like having the library in your hand.
Any kind of books or lectures or research papers you can easily access through your mobile phones using the internet.
You can easily search for anything you want on your mobile phones. You can search for recipes, magazines, newspapers, research papers, or any kind of journal, etc. easily.
Mobile phones help a lot of students in education.
14. Calculator on Mobile Phones
Mobile phones have a calculator feature.
Anywhere if you need to calculate something, bills, taxes, invoice, etc. you can use your mobile for their calculations.
There is no need to keep a calculator with yourself. All kinds of calculation mobile phone calculator service can provide you.
You can also do scientific calculations through your mobile calculator.
15. Address Book and Contacts
Before mobile phones, people used to keep contact diaries for saving the contact numbers of people.
Now a day’s mobile phones save a lot of mobile and contact numbers easily. Hundreds of contact numbers can be saved on mobile phones easily.
You can easily find someone’s contact number on your mobile phone by just search their name in your address book.
You can also backup your contact number online to google drive. There is no reason to lost someone’s contact number.
You can easily retrieve any contact number anytime from anywhere
16. Online Banking and Finance
Online banking and managing financial accounts also can be done through mobile devices.
Through mobile phones, you can easily access your bank’s accounts, check your account status, transfer money to other accounts.
You can also pay bills through your mobile phone online.
There is no need to go to the bank branches you can do all kinds of financial activities through your mobile phone.
Conclusion Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Mobile Phones
As all kinds of things that belong to this world have their advantages and disadvantages.
Same as mobile phones have their advantages and disadvantages. But again, it all is depending on the users how they used their mobile phones.
Through this article, I am trying to inform all the people about the Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Mobile Phones
Actually, this is a very serious issue nowadays in our society. Using a mobile phone is a new trend in our society. My work is to inform all the people to keep in mind the bad effects of using mobile phones in their life.
I am not saying that to not used mobile phones I am just highlighting the disadvantages and bad effects of mobile phones.
That people have to use mobile phones to a limit and keep in mind the bad effects of using mobile phones.
So, these are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Mobile Phones. I hope you find it helpful.
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