A South Korean campaign against smartphone addiction involves warning kids in classrooms that too much internet use makes them “mindless slaves” or “losers.” More than 80% of kids aged 12 to 19 were found to have a smartphone in 2012, double from 2011.
“If your iPhone’s battery, God forbid, ever runs out, and you have left your spare charger in your car and you’ve lent out your other spare, you find yourself having a nervous breakdown” – Jessica Poter, considers that to be one of the worst and scariest symptomps of a smartphone addiction.
I personally think that bumping into strange people on the street is alot more disturbing.
To read more from jessica http://www.smosh.com/smosh-pit/articles/9-signs-youre-iphone-addict
Mike Luckovich: “Totally Over Smartphones”
Andy Bailey is telling us how he felt when his smartphone was stolen on the way to a conference: For the first 24 hours, I felt textbook withdrawal: I was anxious, disoriented and a little scared.
Have you ever pretended to be talking on your phone just to avoid something or better yet, someone? it seems to be the most deadly symptom of smartphone addiction according to lifeteen.com.
Next time, maybe talking to the creep coming on to you on the bus in not as bad as the alternative.
read more http://lifeteen.com/the-5-phrases-cell-phone-addict/
The Child Welfare League Foundation survey revealed nothing new by presenting a shocking 36 percent of respondents saying they would feel unhappy, anxious or angry if they could not use their phone. So, you are warning us about smartphone addiction. Tell me more.
no, really, tell me more http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2013/07/17/2003567305
If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it does it make a sound? If you have a beatiful meal, at the best resturant and there is no one to photograph it – were you ever there? did you realy eat?
read more about the 10 ways you are ruining everything with your smartphone
A new poll taken by Insights West in British Columbia, Canada, found some interesting stats on Smartphone addiction in BC: 18% consider themselves “addicted” to their smartphone (3% an “unhealthy addiction” and 15% “a strong addiction, but manageable”), and another 43% consider it very important to their lives.
The next step in smartphone addiction- toilet texting. According to a new study, the magazines and newspapers have lost their appeal in the bathrooms among 75% of the american people. Nothing says “i missed you”, like a good old fashion text from the toilet of a loved one.
read more http://www.sociableblog.com/2012/03/07/toilet-texting-smartphone-addiction/