Today is a world full of technology and gadgets. Among these devices, mobile phones seemed to be permanently attached to our lives in whatever we do. However, mobile phones changed our lifestyle and our language. Likewise, it also changes our formal writing. This text will show us how mobile phones have affected our writing skills.
There are at least 7,000 known languages in the world. New languages are developing. The development of language depends on the culture of its generation. But not all languages last. Some of the speeches were combined with others, formulating new ones. The generations’ trend allows new languages to evolve, especially the English language where it was a combination of German and Anglo-Saxon tongues.
With mobile phone applications, they have emoticons that show pictures for emotions, food, places, and activities. Frequently, we need to add emoticons and clip arts to convey a message correctly. Thus, emoticons were commonly used in texts and chats. Will there be a time when emoticons are valued as a language? With the constant use of mobile phones, it may become possible in due time.
Mails are obsolete
Formerly, the way of giving messages is through letter writing. But with the convenience and speed mobile phones offer, it replaced the letter writing system. Unlike letters that take weeks or months to travel, mobile phones take just a second to converse.
With a mail system, we ought to write our hands legibly. We attach photos but never videos inside mail. But with mobile phones, there are newly added features that enhance the communication process. We can send videos, pictures and even do a live stream from one another. These features are never available with the mail system. Thus, if we could notice, a letter is lessened in this generation and would be possible to become extinct in human world.
When doing research, we need broad perspective ideas of our topic. However, mobile phones that are connected to the internet allow us to cater to vast views. The study is made more accessible and more fun with phones. Besides the broad ideas it offers to its users, phones also help with the analysis of data.
Mobile phones are equipped with programs like spreadsheets that allow formulation in the analysis of variables. For documentation as well, since mobile phones are built with a camera, it has never been easier to monitor changes with the variables. We can use video clips or photos as part of our validation analysis.
E-mail is the new mode of communication
E-mail is an electronic mail that can be sent to many recipients. Since it can send at the speed of time and allows a sender to transmit letters or texts with many receivers, it offers faster communication. Faster dissemination of information can be done with the help of e-mail.
Besides convenience, e-mail allows transparency. Everyone from the company or department can read the presentations through E-mail. Besides, if a sender wants to provide private conversations, e-mails can be encrypted so the rightful receiver can decode the mail.
There are a lot of features that e-mail offers. E-mail is free, and we do not need to use a single penny in sending messages. Writing an e-mail is convenient since the reply button is just on the screen of our mobile phones. Besides, all notifications from our bank, social media, subscriptions, and others are directly connected with our e-mail. It can help us monitor our activities and expenses. E-mail serves as our mailbox.
However, in writing through e-mail, others try to scam in it. According to research, e-mail is the most vulnerable in terms of cybercrime activities. Internet viruses can be transferred through e-mails. Spam messages with the hacking system can also be transported with e-mails.
For a conversation to be called communication, one must have a receiver and the other as the sender. The invention of mobile phones had a lot of changes in this aspect. Added features in mobile phones, like photos and videos, allow more expression in the message. Sometimes, even pictures or emojis will be enough to convey messages.
Dissemination of information has never been faster with mobile phones. They can send pieces of information at the speed of light with many receivers. From the typical letter system, the mobile phone has made the world smaller.