Is it rude to use your phone at the table?


Lots More Information

Related Articles

Sources

  • Gelt, Jessica. "When diners' eyes feast on their cellphones." Los Angeles Times. Jan. 26, 2012. (March 4, 2015) http://www.latimes.com/food/la-fo-0126-table-texting-20120126-story.html
  • Hu, Elise. "What To Do With Your Smartphone While You're Having Dinner." National Public Radio. March 24, 2014. (March 4, 2015) http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/03/24/293508375/what-to-do-with-your-smartphone-while-youre-having-dinner
  • Miss Manners. "Miss Manners: Cellphone discourtesy defeats hosts' careful planning." The Washington Post. August 29, 2012. (March 4, 2015) http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/miss-manners-cellphone-discourtesy-defeats-hosts-careful-planning/2012/08/15/d1c42470-e26e-11e1-a25e-15067bb31849_story.html
  • Post Senning, Cindy. "Texting at the Dinner Table." Emily Post Institute. 2015. (March 4, 2015) http://www.emilypost.com/communication-and-technology/telephone-and-cell-phone-manners/259-texting-at-thedinner-table
  • Rainie, Lee. "Cell phone ownership hits 91% of adults." Pew Research. June 6, 2013. (March 4, 2015) http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2013/06/06/cell-phone-ownership-hits-91-of-adults/
  • Rimer, Sara. "Play With Your Food, Just Don't Text!" The New York Times. May 26, 2009. (March 4, 2015) http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/27/dining/27text.html?pagewanted=all
  • VitalSmarts Research. "Digital Divisiveness: Electronic Displays of Insensitivity Take Toll on Relationships." Feb. 2014. (March 4, 2015) http://cms.vitalsmarts.com/d/d/workspace/SpacesStore/e4e0695e-8415-4a78-a02a-51c09b190901/Digital%2520Divisiveness%2520Research%2520Summary.pdf?guest=true