DYK: There is an addiction to mobile phones
Did You Know – There is an addiction to mobile phones and it’s called nomophobia
Around 200 million human beings suffer from this phobia and as the fear of certain people who are afraid to leave their home without their mobile phone. There is also another term, “ringxiety” that is used to describe the feeling of hearing the phone when it is actually not ringing, and another one called, “phubbing“, which describes the behaviour of a person who ignores everything around him/her (including human beings) due to the use of the mobile phone. Oh wait; you might be doing this at this very moment … are you?