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Cellphone Etiquette

5 Rules For Cell Phone Etiquette

Linda Lauren | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Lauren

These simple suggestions can quickly become a healthy habit and you will find yourself in better spirits and more enlightened in your exchanges. You will also be spared anger from people who don't appreciate your intrusion.

11 Rude People Who Got Exactly What They Deserved

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

What is it about some people that allows them to think they can be rude to everyone around them? That is a deep question to which we will probably nev...

Do As I Say, Not As I Do': Teachers, Cellphones and Media Literacy

Julie Dobrow | Posted 02.03.2014 | Media
Julie Dobrow

Many schools have policies that do not allow students to use cellphones during the school day; some even have policies that forbid students to have phones with them in school, at all. But these policies do not necessarily extend to teachers.

Speakerphone Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 10.26.2012 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Not long ago while traveling on an Amtrak train, the woman seated directly in front of me was using her phone as a speaker so all passengers could here her dual conversation. She wasn't in an office with the door closed, and her call was disruptive to everyone around her.

One Restaurant's Strange Cellphone Discount

AP | Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- A Los Angeles restaurant is offering a deal to customers who agree to look at their fellow diners instead of their phone scre...

Just Turn Your Phone Off When The Plane Is Taking Off, Okay?

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 02.14.2012 | Technology

Having to turn your cellphone off during flights seems like an annoying throwback to the bygone days when planes were less steady in the skies. It see...

Parenting Trap # 84: The Date Who Doesn't Ring The Bell

Laurie David | Posted 03.06.2012 | Parents
Laurie David

Cell phones are undermining centuries of date etiquette. The doorbell is becoming extinct, and with it the one opportunity you have to look the kid (friend, date) in the eye, assess his demeanor (i.e., sobriety) and make sure he knows I'm watching.

Is It Ever Okay To Leave Your Ringer On?

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.04.2011 | Technology

In the olden days, audible ringing on cellphones was fine, because cellphones never rang. Most people didn't have one and the people who did didn't kn...

Cellphone Etiquette: When Not To Check It

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 01.05.2012 | Technology

Almost 100 percent of the time that I'm looking at my phone, I literally have no reason to be doing so. It didn't buzz or beep or cry and ask to be fe...

Cell Phone Etiquette: 15 Rules To Follow (PICTURE)

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Cell phones have invaded our classrooms and our bedrooms, our restaurants and our theaters, our offices and our streets. CellPhones.org has put toge...