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Phubbing: A phenomenon that is mending social relationships
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CitationNazir, T. ve Bulut, S. (2019). Phubbing: A phenomenon that is mending social relationships. Siberian Journal Of Psychology, (74), 101-109.
A competitive evolution began in human communication during the last few decades and it revolutionized the way humans use to communicate, with the advancement of mobile phone, technology and addition of the internet to this device transforming it into a smartphone, which the creator of this device had never imagined. The fast pace of life and the spread of internet bought many features together and the smartphone was no more only a device for long distance verbal communications but its usage and dependency also increased from such features as social networking, online shopping, internet surfing, etc. These features, on one hand, made life easy but on another hand, it bought many psychological issues to their verge. Especially the way humans used to communicate face-to-face was not only facing challenges but also it started affecting us socially. A common behavior nowadays, we all almost encounter during social conversations is multitasking i.e. using our smartphones and simultaneously having face-to- face conversation which psychologist named Phubbing. This behavior is affecting all of us in different social settings and is having a profound effect on our relationships. This paper tries to analyze early research work on Phubbing and tries to understand its impact on our different social relationships with time and space and tries to bring into light its severity and impact.