Have Mobile Phones Killed the Conversation?: INFOGRAPHIC

We’ve all seen it. You are at a restaurant and you look over at a table of friends only to see all of them ignoring each other and looking down at their phones tweeting and Instagraming their experience, losing site of the moment of being able to talk to their friends in person. Is being on our phones all the time, hurting the art of conversation?

liGo UK has created an infographic called, “Have Mobile Phones Killed the Conversation?,” which explores how the rise of smartphones have actually hampered real life communication. According to the graphic, “the average phone call is now 50% shorter than it was 5 years ago.”

We’ve embedded the entire graphic after the jump for you to explore further.