Cell-phone addiction a growing concern

Cell-phone addiction a growing concern

There are 5 comments on the Orlando Sentinel story from Jan 30, 2007, titled Cell-phone addiction a growing concern. In it, Orlando Sentinel reports that:

Some of us are more attached to our cell phones than others. In fact, psychologist Lisa Merlo says that a growing number of people suffer from cell-phone addiction.

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Brad Cruz

Belmont, CA

#1 Jan 31, 2007
My girlfriend and I agree! A few sites to blame are http://a1r.mo bi (for guys) and http://a1r.mo bi/me (for gals). Sites like these create compulsive behavior, since they have mobile links to Google, topical newsfeeds, live chat, forums, and way too much to be healthy. I spend at least an hour a day on a1r.mobi just reading mobile Digg, and news. She spends more time than me on a1r.mobi/me on mobile MySpace and chick stuff. Plus, since sites like this work on regular cell phones, teens are especially vulnerable to becoming addicted.
jay

Philippines

#3 Feb 28, 2007
will i just kinda like the imfos that you are giving. I hope that you will come up with additional infos regarding "cell phone mania" , keep up the good work gutysss....... i
jay

Philippines

#4 Feb 28, 2007
Mobile trend and technology breakthrough are swiftly advancing nowadays, and I would agree that it helps the lives of modern people with respect to our modern lifestyle. But, somehow much of these technologies are radiating elements of devastation. Advancement in cellular phones perhaps allows for pornography to know no-age-limit, condition like this happen in my locality. It is because some of the minors are aleady owning mobiles that allows for wireless transfer of data, like bluetooth and infrared, thus, explicit materials like pornographic videos can easily be dessiminated by concupiscene individuals. I hope that cell phone companies are aware of the detrimental effects of their products to the culture and lifes of other people.
jOnaLyn gRaCe

Quezon, Philippines

#5 Mar 4, 2007
It's up naman to the cell phone users noh!
But...I have a theory, that the earlier the users are engage in cell phones, the less he/she becomes a txt addict..or vice versa!
As days pass by kasi, mas nagiging less ang hilig ng use sa "texting"!
RA Ferrer

San Juan, Philippines

#6 Feb 27, 2013
jay wrote:
will i just kinda like the imfos that you are giving. I hope that you will come up with additional infos regarding "cell phone mania" , keep up the good work gutysss....... i
Bobo naman niyan sa spelling:|

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