Description: It’s probably better to talk: How checking our phones 60 times a day is driving away friends Source: www.dailymail.co.uk
Date: Dec 1, 2012
Young people’s attachment to their mobile phones is eroding their personal relationships, according to a new study. The claims come after research revealed that young adults – in addition to sending over 100 texts – check their mobile up to 60 times a day. Experts behind a new study have now said compulsively checking a mobile phone is an addiction similar to compulsive spending or credit card misuse. Read Rest of Story
Questions for discussion:
1. Do you feel cell phone usage has a detrimental affect on personal relationship development? Why or Why Why not?
2. Should young people be regulated as to how much usage of their cell phones they are allowed? Who should be doing the regulating?