These 30+ Cartoons Illustrate How Smartphones Are The Death Of Conversation

These 30+ Cartoons Illustrate How Smartphones Are The Death Of Conversation

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“Hold that thought,”  your best friend states as he pushes his nose closer to the IPhone in his hand. Even ten years ago such behavior would have been considered rude, but today it’s an everyday occurrence.

But while technology may technically be ‘connecting’ people all over the globe, to what extent is it also separating individuals from having true, present communication with each other? This conundrum is a focus many cartoon artists have sought to bring attention to through illustration.

Whether at a coffee shop where patrons are more interested in their laptops than conversation, or at a family get-together where everyone has to check their cell-phones every 15 minutes,  there is no doubt it is becoming an exception – not the norm – to be able to hold conversation for an extended period of time.

Of course technology has improved all of our lives for the better, but the questions that now beg to be asked are “how much is too much?”, and “what are we going to do about it?”…

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Credit: Renn

Credit: Renn

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Credit: Scoop.It

Credit: Scoop.It

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Credit: Angel Boligan

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Credit: Angel Boligan

Credit: Angel Boligan

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Credit: Liam Walsh

Credit: Liam Walsh

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Credit: Bizzaro Comics

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Credit: Naf

Credit: Naf

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Credit: jhallcomics.com

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Credit: Bizzaro Comics

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Credit: GoComics.com

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Credit: Liam Walsh

Credit: Liam Walsh

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Credit: Mann Cornet

Credit: Mann Cornet

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Credit: Lee

Credit: Lee

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Credit: Maria Scrivan

Credit: Maria Scrivan

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Credit: TheDogHouseDiaries.com

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Credit: Cote

Credit: Cote

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Credit: Creators Syndicate

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Credit: Grant Snider

Credit: Grant Snider

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Credit: StephenByMe

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Credit: GreenShowComic

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Credit: Jon Carter

Credit: Jon Carter

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Credit: Lodwell

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Credit: Toothpaste for Dinner

Credit: Toothpaste for Dinner

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Credit: forlackofabettercomic.com

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Credit: SpeedBump

Credit: SpeedBump

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Credit: Jim Benton

Credit: Jim Benton

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Credit: D. Fletcher

Credit: D. Fletcher

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Credit: TheOatmeal.com

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Credit: Jim Benton

Credit: Jim Benton

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