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  • ‘Phubbing’ is an accepted social norm
  • ‘Phubbing’ is an accepted social norm
    Janssem Cardoso (2015) ©
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‘Phubbing’ is an accepted social norm

Back in 2005, if you were online for eight hours a day and avidly refreshed your Facebook feed you’d have been branded an internet addict. Fast-forward to 2016, and this is just normal behaviour. As is, according to the University of Kent, snubbing someone in favour of your phone – a.k.a. ‘phubbing’.

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