You learn something every day if you pay attention. ~Ray LeBlond
Do you think it’s rude to check your phonewhen you are with other people? Does thisdepend onwho you are talking to, or how many people you are with?
How do you feel and react when you are having a conversation with somebody and they start checking their phone?
Is it more acceptableto interrupt a face-to-face conversation when you get a phone call, or when you get a social media notification? Do you think attitudes todifferent types ofinterruption are changing?
Do you ever feel that interacting withyour phone is more interesting and enjoyable thanbeing in the company ofthe people around you?
Do you reply to text messages, social media comments and emails as soon as you get them?
Is it wiseto check your phone or send text messages at the same time as you are doing something else, e.g. walking along the street, watching TV, listening to music, eating, driving, studying, participating in a meeting etc?
Why do you think mobile phones cause so many arguments between couples?
Have you ever had disagreements or arguments with other people because of the way you use your mobile phone?
In which situations should you not check your phone? Do you ever feel tempted to break mobile phone etiquette?
What do you mainly useyour phone for: to send text messages, to check social media, to make calls, to take photos and videos, to record your voice, to consult maps, to send emails etc? How often do you do each of these things?