Phubbing: first my 'smartphone'

There is a situation that we have all suffered on occasion: is tries to feel absolutely only despite being in the company of other people who ignore your presence because Earrings from your mobile phone, even if they have not received calls or messages at that time.
It is something so prevalent in developed societies that have become her name as if it were a new syndrome, is called phubbing, a word that has been created from two English terms, phone (phone) and snubbing that means ignoring or rejecting someone else.
Constantly check the smartphone has become a habit so ingrained that most people are not even aware that this behavior is not normal, and do not consider that with their attitude they are ninguneando their companions.
It is, moreover, a widespread habit among the young, who are also those who most use the social networks. The result is that it is has created a virtual world parallel to the real, which increasingly rely on most, to the point not be able to dispense with the mobile, as the connecting link for continuing connected.
The causes of the phubbing found in the fascination aroused by smartphones, devices that provide a false sense of company - actually insulate your environment - person, arouse the curiosity of the user with each of their alarms - that make you feel part of a group, and offer the pleasure of the immediacy, the fact of having here and now what you are looking for or want; stimuli more than sufficient to capture and maintain attention.

Anti-phubbing campaign

Smartphones provide a false sense of company and make the user feel part of a group, and this leads to the phubbing
The phubbing has reached such a dimension that have already emerged groups of detractors who defend their right to not be ignored when they are in the company, and they have created campaigns anti-phubbing to stop this phenomenon and raise awareness of the lack of respect involved and their harmful effects on interpersonal relationships.
Anti-phubbing has launched the first movement a young Australian, Alex Haigh, who has even created a web site to draw attention to the harmful consequences that the abuse of smartphones is causing about social relations, and where offers all kinds of proposals to end this practice. However, stop the phubbing is now in our hands: we only have to turn off or silence your phone and pay attention to our interlocutor.
But if we do not, it may be necessary to opt for other measures more drastic. Thus, in the United States, for example, in certain social events such as weddings, some because they have taken the determination of requisitioning the smartphones of the guests, in order to ensure that the news and photos from the event social networks until their protagonists have decided what they want to publish - and not - and when want to do so.
Article contributed for educational purposes
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