phubbing


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phubbing

(PHone snUBBING) The constant use of smartphones and lack of human interaction. For example, "phubbers" are people in the company of others who are endlessly texting or checking email.
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Specifically, it has been shown that Facebook intrusion is associated with depression (Blachnio, Przepiorka, & Pantic, 2016; Baker & Algorta, 2016; Koc & Gulyagci, 2013), self-control (Blachnio & Przepiorka, 2016), problematic mobile phone use and phubbing (Blachnio & Przepiorka, 2018; Chasombat, 2015; Karadag et al., 2015; Przybylski, Murayama, DeHaan, & Gladwell, 2013) and fear of missing out, FoMO (Kuss & Griffiths, 2017; Oberst, Wegmann, Stodt, Brand, & Chamarro, 2017).
class="MsoNormalFindings of a 2016 study titled "The effects of Phubbing on Social Interaction" published in the "Journal of Applied Social Psychology", show that technological advancements, especially the advent of smartphones, have upset aspects of belongingness, self-esteem, meaningful existence and control that are fundamental to the well-being of a family.
People often have the habit of 'phubbing' or phone snubbing which is basically looking at a cell phone rather than interacting with the person who is calling.
Giving a presentation on Phubbing, its effects on wellbeing and relationships, Dr Sarwat defined nomophobia - a combination of the words no, mobile and phobia - as a fear of being without your mobile phone.
I don't want her to develop phubbing - it's when you're restless when you're not using your phone.
Phone + Snubbing = Phubbing. It's a global phenomenon that is threatening the social fabric of our lives.
There may seem to be endless ways to make people feel inferior, but in "phubbing," your smartphone becomes that weapon.
While the psychiatric perspective tends to include substanceless addictions in diagnostic classifications (this has already been achieved for Gaming in the recent DSM-5), create new terms associated with the abuse of ICTs (nomophobia, phubbing, vibranxiety, FoMO) and pathologise any excess, other trends warn of the absurdity of this procedure, the effect of which is the overpathologication of everyday life (see Billieux et al., 2015 and all of the following commentaries in the same Journal number).
You've probably done some phubbing of your own, to be fair, hence why someone, somewhere decided we needed an official word for such commonplace rudeness.
Boss "phubbing", or a situation wherein a supervisor snubs an employee in favour a mobile phone in a meeting, undermines trust and engagement in the workplace, as stated in the Gulf News report, "Does your boss often 'phub' you?", published on January 20.
We zeroed in on measuring something called "phubbing" (a fusion of "phone" and "snubbing").
The phenomenon is called boss "phubbing," which is when a supervisor snubs an employee in favor of his mobile phone when they are meeting.