Blog 4: Cellphone Etiquette: Mobile Manners
1.This article is about the changes in social norms that cellphones have imposed. Cellphones have changed social interactions; therefore, people have developed a certain set of manners associated with appropriate cellphone usage in social settings. I chose this because it’s an aspect of communication that we all deal with on a daily basis and I thought the findings were interesting.
2. This article came from the Pew Research Center. The research was conducted by the Pew Research Center and they collected the data through the Pew Research Center American Trends Panel Survey in 2014.
3. The survey asks why people use their cellphones in social contexts. I’d want to ask additional survey questions asking how the cellphone usage affected the entire social interaction. Did people care that you were on the phone?