Over the last decade since the release of the first smartphone, they have become an integral part of our lives. Modern smartphones allow users to stay more connected than ever. Not only do they allow us to access global information from anywhere, but they provide us with more options then ever before to stay connected to loved ones. Users now have the ability to send text messages, video messages, and live video conferences all from their phone. Smartphones have allowed social media to be available whenever we need it, which provides people with instant access to global events. This episode will also be looking at the negative side of this topic on how the smartphone revolution seems to have made people less social since we simply just need to use our phones to interact with people.
Stay tuned for the release of this episode from the “Informed” series, hosted by Rob Lowe. The information provided in this episode may have you looking at the smartphone revolution with a different point of view. “Informed” is filmed and provided for Public Television PBS Member stations.