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Phubbing phenomenon: A wild fire, which invades our social communication and life
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CitationBulut, S. ve Nazir, T. (2020). Phubbing phenomenon: A wild fire, which invades our social communication and life. Open Journal of Medical Psychology, 9(1), 1-6.
The purpose of merging various technologies in mobile device was to serve a great purpose for entire humanity and no doubt, it is doing the same. It mademany things easy in day-to-day lives but on the other hand, it raised manypsychological issues. One of the psychological issues is Phubbing, recently noticedby the researchers. The word Phubbing means snubbing someone youare talking to and simultaneously looking at his or her mobile phone. It is thepractice of ignoring one’s companion or companions in order to pay attentionto one’s mobile phone. People need to find a solution that describes thisannoying situation and further to remind people, talk and spend time witheach other instead of using their phone and only being present there physically. In response to this phenomenon, a new word “Phubbing” was born. Itstarted affecting every aspect of our day-to-day lives and its impacts are deepand long lasting. It is a new phenomenon and had not been studied muchearly but researchers now are interested in understanding the phenomenon ofPhubbing and its long lasting effects. This paper tried to trace the growth ofPhubbing, understanding the phenomenon, and tried to analyze researchesdone in this area. This paper also tried to understand its impact on our socialcommunication and life from various researches done in this area.