A cell phone is a device used for communication. It is a handheld transmitter of radio waves that can enable people to communicate orally or through written texts. It is a combination of wireless telephone and telegraph. The nineteenth century marks the invention of radiography or the radio waves that led to efficient ways of communication amongst the human race. The cell phone is the ultimate form of transmission through radio waves.
Steven Spielberg in the press room for 68th Annual Directors Guild of America DGA Awards – Press Room, Los Angeles Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Century City, CA February 6, 2016. Steven Spielberg once said,
“Technology can be our best friend, and technology can also be the biggest party pooper of our lives. As it interrupts our own story, interrupts our ability to have a thought or a daydream, to imagine something wonderful, because we’re too busy bridging the walk from the cafeteria back to the office on the cell phone.”
To talk about the benefits of a mobile phone, one can never ignore its’ efficiency, precision and on time display of information. Because more than giving people long-distance communicative talk time. The modern technology of mobile phones come with multiple functions that give the user far-productive ways of utilization. Mobile Phone provides a medium to form a profile online through social media. And such other mediums where one can communicate with the world at large by self-portrayal and self-advertisement.
It provides the opportunity to earn living through online freelancing and project-based jobs. It is an efficient way of staying connected with the world at large and friends or family all around. Although it has been blamed for creating real-life distances amongst people. It is all about the users’ personal habitual control and dysfunctions. One can easily schedule time between virtual and real life without sacrificing or compromising one over other.
Growth of CellPhone
The cell phone is the forward face of a global world. Where the citizens are no more limited to their own national boundaries only. It gives us the status of a global citizen on the paradigm of cellular networking around the globe.
Phone calls and text messaging is the primary medium of communication through cell phones. It can help in lessening the distance in people. But a commendable number of population complain from being the cause of several causes in bringing loneliness to individuals’ lives.
“The interesting thing about text is that, as a medium, it separates you from the person you are speaking with, so you can act differently from how you would in person or even on the phone.”
― Aziz Ansari, Modern Romance