Technology at the Table: Attitudes about Mobile Phone Use at Mealtimes

  title={Technology at the Table: Attitudes about Mobile Phone Use at Mealtimes},
  author={Carol Moser and Sarita Yardi Schoenebeck and Katharina Reinecke},
Mealtimes are a cherished part of everyday life around the world. Often centered on family, friends, or special occasions, sharing meals is a practice embedded with traditions and values. However, as mobile phone adoption becomes increasingly pervasive, tensions emerge about how appropriate it is to use personal devices while sharing a meal with others. Furthermore, while personal devices have been designed to support awareness for the individual user (e.g., notifications), little is known… CONTINUE READING
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