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How Cell Phones are Ruining Communication

Everyone knows that smartphones have taken over the world and seem to be the one product teens can't live without.  They provide incredible tools and apps that simplify the world and increase our communication.  But are smartphones actually impacting social skills and our ability to have a conversation with another person?  Consider that 13% of cell phone users would rather use their phone for communicating rather than an in person interaction.  Even more alarming is the amount of time people spend on their phones in settings where they should be socially interacting.  

The following infographic makes a compelling case that smartphones are having an alarming impact on kids ability to communicate.  As smartphones continue to take over the world, it's important to recognize what impact they could have and how to ensure we're maintain our social skills

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