In an ever more connected world have mobile phones become more of an obsession than a convenience ?
A recent study has revealed the extent of our tendency to spend time using mobile phones, or more specifically, the penchant for sending text messages. More than ninety percent of Americans own a mobile, connecting together modern society more than ever before. Everywhere you go you are likely to find people texting on their phones; whether they be walking down the street, standing in a bus queue or even attending a funeral. Nowhere ( aside from at the wheel ) seems to be an inappropriate place to send a text message.
Has the art of a face to face conversation been lost ? Is our obsession with mobile phones and texting really an 'epidemic' as some have suggested ?
"We can't take our eyes off the things, even when we should! Security cameras caught a poor woman walking, with confidence, straight into a fountain."
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