Can’t You See I’m on My Phone?! Why are You Still Here?!!! Shanghai Phubbers Just Don’t Give a Damn.

Part of the "The Meeting Place" sculpture in London's St. Pancras Station. (Patrice78500/Wikipedia.fr)
Part of the "The Meeting Place" sculpture in London's St. Pancras Station. (Patrice78500/Wikipedia.fr)

Of the 2,000 people who took a Shanghai survey, more than half said they were “phubbers,” said the Shanghai Statistics Bureau.

Don’t ask me about the survey because Chinese “official” surveys are not quite the same as American ones.

“Phubbing” is a mix of the words phone and snub, meaning to snub someone near you for the company of your cell phone.

“The poll of 2,000 Shanghai residents found that people with higher incomes and a higher education are more likely to be “phubbers.” (Ecns.cn)

And as for other vague but Tweetable surveys:

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