An image of women taking a selfie in front of the tragic East Village explosion has sparked outrage – and rightfully so. It’s just wrong and in the poorest taste possible. Unfortunately, instant clicks of a smartphone photo and vanity often lead to poor judgement. People become enthralled with being part of the action and … More Know Your Selfie Etiquette
Earlier this year, I wrote a post about digital distractions in social settings. While texting dinner partners is still a common sight, I can’t help but notice the same behaviors taking place in business settings. Enter a clothing store, the sales help are on Facebook. I’m at the gym, and the trainer is perusing Twitter while not … More When smartphones aren’t so smart
Remember when we used to wait by the phone to ring or when we checked our answering machines when we got home, in anticipation of a special phone call? We relished the communication and our hearts skipped a beat when we heard the person’s voice. Now, it’s Facebook. Or Twitter. We get a ping. Or … More Has technology made us lazier communicators?