The phone addiction conversation isn't new; In fact, you're probably reading this on your phone. We've heard it all before — social media makes us self-absorbed, we're living in an artificial reality, nobody calls anymore, we're growing apart from each other, nature is an afterthought. Well now the smartphone creators who started this madness are validating our worries.
He went on, "Apple Watches, Google Phones, Facebook, Twitter - they've gotten so good at getting us to go for another click, another dopamine hit. They now have a responsibility & need to start helping us track & manage our digital addictions across all usages."
In a following tweet, he predicted government involvement if tech companies don't start providing addiction tools and information. The thread wasn't all warnings though; Fadell offered some helpful tips on living in the moment and kicking your phone addiction, plus a nice little note of self-awareness ("And yes it's ironic I'm tweeting this...").
Admitting you have an addiction is Step 1.
Step 2 is getting out of the environment facilitating the addicti… https://t.co/PJckLi9lIC