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Comment #4710349 by Del Bear

Del Bear Jan 28th 2016, 10:26 AM #

Recently I went for lunch with a friend and she was on her phone all the time so I updated my facebook status with.. “Hate when you’re out for lunch with friends and all they do is check their phone” and I tagged her in the post. I put a winky face to make it look like I was joking.. but I was so not joking, I hate that, it’s soo unbelievably rude and yet its become so common place and normal that people no longer see how bad mannered it is!

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Poll: Does being online so much lead to fewer real life connections?

Poll: Does being online so much lead to fewer real life connections?

Maybe we need to switch off once in a while.

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    Favourite John S
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    Jan 28th 2016, 12:07 PM

    It is absolutely pathetic that people cant put away their phone for an hour or two while people are talking, in a pub, etc without updating facebook, whatsapp, etc.
    Or the even more annoying one, walking along the footpath with head buried in a phone, expecting everybody else to walk around this strolling zombie.

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    Favourite Derek Durkin
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    Jan 28th 2016, 12:25 PM

    The light they use on smart devices trigger people’s brains to go into a semi conscious mode, same as watching television, hence you get that drooling look off people.

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    Favourite Josephine Sweeney
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    Jan 28th 2016, 6:52 PM

    anti-social media is here stay, wish it would just leave sometimes

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