The Impact of Cell Phones

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The Impact of Cell Phones by Mind Map: The Impact of Cell Phones

1. Personal

1.1. added sense of security

1.1.1. easy source of communication when in danger

1.2. helps maintain social relationships

1.2.1. can keep in touch through texts and calls

1.3. mobility is convenient

2. Health

2.1. phone dependency can create an unhealthy lifestyle and cause low self esteem

2.2. takes lives of countless drivers (cause of 6% of auto accidents every year)

2.3. electromagnetic fields created by cell phones increase chances of getting cancer

3. Society

3.1. easier to access information

3.1.1. receiving/overhearing phone calls

3.2. easy portal through which kidnapping and blackmailing can occur

3.3. people question manners when others use phones consistently

3.3.1. neglect friends/family

3.4. killing businesses for watches, cameras, payphones, etc.

4. Citations

4.1. "Social Impact of Mobile Telephony." ITU: Committed to connecting the world. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2012. <http://www.itu.int/telecom-wt99/ press_service/information_for_the_ press/press_kit/backgrounders/ backgrounders/social_impact_mobile.html>.

4.2. "Impact of mobile phones in daily life." SG & Singapore Map - Singapura, Singapur, Singapore Information. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2012. <http://www. streetdirectory.com/travel_guide/34358/ phones/impact_of_mobile_phones_in_ daily_life.html>.

4.3. "Cellphones’ positive and negative impact on society and teens - Best International Calling Cards & Phone Cards » Blog Archive ." Calling Cards and Phone Cards Right For You - Best International Calling Cards & Phone Cards . N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2012. <http://top-callingcards.com/2008/ 07/12/cellphones%E2%80%99-positive-and- negative-impact-on-society-and-teens/>.

4.4. "Electromagnetic fields and public health: mobile phones." World Health Organization. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2012. <www.who. int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs193/en/>.

4.5. "Free Mobile Phones Clipart. Free Clipart Images, Graphics, Animated Gifs, Animations and Photos.." Free clip art and clipart images. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Jan. 2012. <http://www.cksinfo. com/electronics/phones/mobilephones/ index.html>.