I will be the first one to admit that I spend a great deal of time on my phone; maybe even an alarming amount of time. Besides using it for its intended purpose — namely, contacting people — I also use it as a source of entertainment and for work-related reasons. Honestly, I could not expect to be in the field of journalism without frequently using my phone. However, it goes further than that for what appears to be a growing amount of people. Now, people are using their phones to document every moment of their lives, including the moments that should best be left to the discretion of those directly involved. Nonetheless, the latest incidents on the news remind me that we are not only living in a time where people are finding it easier to overshare, but also in a time when people are losing touch with reality.

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