Loss of communication skills
Mobile phones, emails, and social media have reduced direct contact between people, which is very important in the workplace and requires listening and communication skills not found in social media.
Exposure to piracy
Despite the increased security efforts, many external and internal risks lead to the theft of information from employees, which adds additional costs to the company to overcome these challenges.
The direct stare at the digital screen leads to the evaporation of tears that protect the eyes, and reading small lines on mobile phones or other devices increases the intensity of stress. It is worth noting that there are 7 out of 10 people in the United States of America suffering from Dry eyes, headache, blurred vision, difficulty focusing, pain in the neck or shoulders, and to reduce this, it recommended to take a 20-second break every 20 minutes.
A study found that 44% of people leave their phones next to them when sleeping. In a study conducted in 2011, it found that 95% of adults use their phones before bed. According to the National Sleep Foundation and a group of Swedish researchers, there is a relationship Between cell phone use and the increase in sleep disturbances in men and women; Exposure to light at bedtime stops the secretion of the sleep-promoting hormone melatonin, according to Dr. Charles Chisler of Harvard University.
There is a large body of research linking excessive use of digital devices with low fitness levels. A group of students showed that people who use cell phones got negative results on the cardiorespiratory fitness test.
The impact of technology on children
Although technology helps children obtain vast amounts of knowledge, it has many adverse effects on them; Such as social isolation and the incidence of obesity, depression, and computer vision syndrome.