BY KEHINDE OWOEYE
Are you aware of these dangers in cell phones, despite their huge usefulness? As we all know, cell phones have become an inevitable part of our lives, but some people do not know also associated with cell phones are huge dangers.
In the World today, both Children and Adults have access in usingthe device to perform whatsoever they want to do. It is a good hookup to the social media where people could do many things.
For some, it has become office for business; for others, it is a leisure place, and for children, a toy.
The truth is that it can become inimical to its users.
According to, Engr. Ibrahim Ishola, of Sky point Company Limited, consistent use of cell phones with ear free devices could have a bad effect on the ear drum.
Moreover, using the Ear free device with Cell phone while walking on the road cokuld be dangerous, as it could lead to accidents, he said.
Also speaking , Elder Timothy Adelola Adubi, said they increase crime rates.
He cited the several instances whereby they have been used in commission of crimes, mentioning particularly the activities of the so-called Yahoo Boys.
He said the latter majorly use cell phones in hacking other people’s accounts.
In addition to, wrong use of a cell phone can lead to health hazards, especially if not properly used. for example, dropping it on the chest could be dangerous as it could ring or vibrate at any time.
And also it may cause fire accident, when using Cell phones in the kitchen or at the Petroleum station.
”Use of Cell phones can lead Children to engage in inappropriate behaviors, In the sense that they can easily check sites that show harmful and shocking content. This can result in leaving the child scared and confused”, added Engr. Mr. Olajide Peter.
He said that aside the fact that children could access pornographic sites from their multimedia devices like cell phones, that too much screen time could result in digital eyestrain, which could include burning, itchy, or tired eyes.
Morayooluwa Ola, mentioned that young children should not place the cell phones closer to their ears while receiving calls.
Instead, they could use the speaker in the phone in receiving calls to avoid ear problems.
Ajibade Morakinyo, an enthusiast in use of cell phones, sees danger in people getting glued to the device more than spending time with families, friends and loved ones, or even using it for their academics.
It is obvious that as valuable as they are, but they could become a danger to life and health. It is for the above reasons that experts advice care and caution, urging parents and guardians to properly guide their children in the best way to make use of the devices.