Further Reading

For more on smartphones, technology, and communication, here is a list of current news articles, updated weekly.

Addicted to Distraction The New York TImes
Americans Love Technology–but They Want Their Privacy Back (2015) The Atlantic
Americans’ View on Mobile Etiquette (2015) Pew Research Center
An Elegantly Disturbing Photo Series That Visualizes the Truly Parasitic Nature of Smartphones (2015) Laughing Squid
A Photographer is Removing Phones From His Images to Show How Addicted We Are (2015) Notable
Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program is a brilliant strategy to turn carriers into “dumb pipes” Quartz
Apple Might Be Working On Plan To Prevent Shattered iPhone Screens (2015) Huffpost Tech
Apple’s Smartphone Revolution is Over (2015) The Atlantic
App Makers Reach Out to the Teenager on Mobile (2016) The New York Times
AT&T 2015 Christmas Commercial: Give the Gift of Being Present AT&T
Child Labor Behind Smart Phone and Electric Car Batteries Amnesty International
China Cuts Mobile Service of Xinjiang Residents Evading Internet Filters The New York Times
The Common Sense Census: Media Use By Teens and Tweens (2015) Common Sense Media
Digital Romance: How teen girls and boys differ (2015) Pew Research Center
Digital Romance: The Teens Get It (2015) The Atlantic
Distracted Walkers Pose Threat to Self and Others The New York Times
Email is the New Generation Gap Gizmodo
Everyone you know will be able to rate you on the terrifying ‘Yelp for people’–whether you want them to or not (2015) The Washington Post
Everyone is downloading iOS 9.1 for the middle finger emoji (2015) The Guardian
Finding the Self in the Selfie (2015) The New Yorker
Found on Facebook: Empathy (2015) The New York Times
Frightening Photo Series Captures Just How Phone Dependent We’ve Become Huffington Post Arts and Culture
Ghosts in the Machine The New York TImes Magazine
Global Internet Report 2015 Internet Society
Head in the Clouds: Ditch your phone, for at least a little bit (2015) The GW Hatchet
High Score The New Yorker
How Addiction Is Taking Over Our Lives in Illustration Bored Panda
How museums are adapting to ‘selfie’ culture Los Angeles Times
How Telephone Etiquette Has Changed (2015) The Atlantic
How the Internet Has Changed Bullying (2015) The New Yorker
How to Get Students to Stop Using Their Cellphones in Class (2015) NPR
How to Spot a Member of Generation Z (2015) The New York Times
Instagram Model Daily Mail
If These Girls Knew That Slenderman Was a Fantasy, Why Did They Want to Kill Their Friend For Him? New York Mag
Ig Nobel Prize for research in linguistics that found evidence of universal trait in human conversation Phys.org
I Tweet, Therefore I Am The New York Times
Kids and Screen Time: A Peek At Upcoming Guidance (2016) NPR
Listen, Parents Have a Right to Zone Out on their Phones (2015) Jezebel
Many Children Under 5 Are Left to Their Mobile Devices, Survey Finds (2015) The New York Times
Millennials: Don’t Call Us Millennials (2015) Time
Mobile Phone Bans Lead to Rise in Student Test Scores UT News
Mobile Technology Fact Sheet Pew Research Center
Move Over, Millennials, Here Comes Generation Z (2015) The New York Times
Netromancy (2015) The New York Times
On Instagram, the Summer You’re Not Having The New York Times
Possessed by a Mask Aeon
Study confirms that ending your texts with a period is terrible The Washington Post
The Pressure to be Plugged Into Modern Technology The Australian
Screen-Free For A Day, Teens Try Life Without Phones (2015) NPR
Seven Ways Parents Can Help 13-Year-Olds Start Their Social Media Lives Right The New York Times
Serena Williams Thwarts Phone Theft (2015) The New York TImes
Sherry Turkle’s Call to Reclaim Conversation (2015) The Atlantic
Sherry Turkle’s ‘Reclaiming Conversation’ (2015) The New York Times
Stop Googling. Let’s Talk. By Sherry Turkle (2015) The New York Times
Stop Saying Technology is Causing Social Isolation (2015) Medium
Streaming TV Isn’t Just a New Way to Watch. It’s a New Genre The New York Times
Survey Finds Teens Spend Wealth Of Time With Screens NPR
Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015 Pew Research Center
Teens, Technology and Romantic Relationships (2015) Pew Research Center
Tinderization of Feeling (2016) The New Inquiry
The Cellphone Imperative: If I can’t Text, I’m Moving (2015) The New York Times
The Cultural Origins of the Apple Spectacle (2015) The Atlantic
The Demographics of Device Ownership (2015) Pew Research Center
The Eight Second Attention Span The New York Times
The Gender Politics of Pockets (2015) The Atlantic
The Internet’s Loop of Action and Reaction is Worsening The New York Times
The Triumph of Email (2016) The Atlantic
The Truth About the Spring Valley “Officer Slam” Assault on a Teen Girl (2015) Daily Kos
This Is What We Die For: Child Slaves Made Your Phone Battery The Daily Beast
Turkle, Times, Technology, Trauma–Yet Again (2015) Made in America
Turn off your f**king phone and talk to me! Sherry Turkle on why “I’m not the Darth Vader of social media.” (2015) Salon
Virginia Shooting Gone Viral, in a Well-Planned Rollout on Social Media (2015) The New York Times
We Need the Right to Repair Our Gadgets (2015) The Wall Street Journal
What is Yik Yak, the app that fielded racist threats at University of Missouri? Washington Post
What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet (2015) Quartz
What Should I Do If I Break My Phone? (2015) Life Hacker
Why Men are Retweeted More Than Women (2015) The Atlantic
Why Parents Should Ban Smartphones from their Kids’ Bedrooms (2015) Huffpost Science
Why Parents Shouldn’t Feel Technology Shame (2015) The Atlantic
Women Who Play Games Shun “Gamer” Label The New York TImes
You Are Your Phone (2015) Nicholar Carr
You Probably Use Your Smartphone Way More Than You Think (2015) The Huffington Post
#Being13: Why some 13-year-olds check social media 100 times a day (2015) CNN
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