The idea that as technology seeps between the interactions and moments between people and places and actions, traditional social interchange becomes fragmented as a result of the effect of Simultaneous Time upon individual connectivity. Usually exemplified by turning to a communication device when in the middle of another social exchange. Fragmented of social interchange.
From The New York Times:
- PREOCCUPATIONS: Sending a Message That You Don’t Care If you send text messages during meetings, are you really multitasking? Or just being rude?