Monday, June 04, 2012

Smartphone addictions killing conversation?

A social experiment by The Sunday Mail has found Queensland is now the silent state.

An investigation on the streets of Brisbane reveal more than three-quarters of people appeared blind to those around them, mesmerised by their phones.

Take this snapshot (above) of three friends meeting for lunch in a busy food hall.

Despite living many kilometres apart and looking forward to catching up, the three spent a large part of their lunch time glued to the phone. Full story...

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