Everywhere you go these days . . . on the street, at a restaurant, at the movies . . . you see people staring straight down at their phones. Unless you're too busy staring at YOURS. So . . . has it become socially acceptable?
Sheryl Crow wants her fans to put away their cell phones during her live shows. Not because she doesn't want footage leaking online, but because she wants to share a direct experience with her fans and doesn't want the digital disruption.
If you think it takes effort to get a teenager off a cell phone, you have no idea how right you are. Earlier this month, three campus police officers wrestled a 15-year-old girl to the ground to take her phone, with one jamming his knee into her head.