Archaeologists divide the history of humanity into three time periods “the Stone Age”, “the Bronze Age” and “the Iron Age”. As one might realize, these are named for their respective tool-making technologies.
However, if one thinks about the current age, “the Smartphone Age” seems to be an appropriate name for our current time period. After all, according to eMarketer there are already around 1.75 billion smartphone users and the figures will still rise.
Consequently, soon all humans will walk around with mini computers in their pockets, which are all interconnected. Even though this might seem as progress, there are some implications on the social dimensions as the photographer “Babycake Romero” documented in this eye-opening photo series.
Take a look! Do you see a familiar scene? Welcome to “the Smartphone Age!
What is your opinion? Are Smartphone reducing real life social interactions? Or is it all just exaggeration? Leave a comment below!