Posts Tagged ‘Cell phone etiquette’

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Opening doors, holding hands, going steady. When it comes to love, tech isn’t a replacement for in-person chemistry. But sometimes it can help move the relationship along. This Valentine’s Day, AT&T conducted a survey to learn more about technology and relationships and found: 36% of respondents agree long-term relationships can start on dating apps. Only […]

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It’s the holiday’s – and there’s no debate, tradition rules. You must learn to use your voice over your keypad. With technology – a text just isn’t enough. You aren’t going to get away with sending grandma and grandpa a text message. Great Aunt Holly and Uncle Jess need more than a emoji to know […]

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With every beep, ding, buzz and fancy ringtone there is out there – silence is the most precious one that people are in need of. We live in a society where it’s not only about our teens and youth that have their smartphones sewn into the palm of their hands – so do their parents. […]

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We often read reports and studies about youth and their constant connection to the Internet or especially their cellphones. PEW Research recently released Americans’ Views on Mobile Phone Etiquette and it revealed some very interesting statistics for grownups. 92% of U.S. adults have a cellphone, and 90% of them say they have it with them […]

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What’s your ringtone?  Maybe you have your phone set to silent but you have your notifications popping up so you can see them from the corner of your eye. Distractions.  Many people today live connected to their device (and I am speaking about all ages) not only the youth. Whether you are having a meal […]

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It is quite common for kids, teens and younger, to have their own cell phones these days. With these new privileges there also should be some rules and boundaries set forth down by the parents. Here’s a few that they might consider. Pause the thumbs – When someone speaks to you while you’re texting, it […]

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How many times have you seen a person talking on their cell phone while at dinner with someone?  Or a shopper carrying on a wireless phone conversation in a checkout line as the cashier tries to communicate with the person. In today’s hyper multi-tasking society, we sometimes forget our manners, especially when it comes to […]

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Teens and cellphones are connected like our hands to our wrists. However when it comes to holidays and especially our Thanksgiving dinner table maybe we can ask for some disconnect time? To help keep harmony when your family gathers next week, here are a few tips from AT&T to ensure a peaceful and stress-free Thanksgiving […]