Pokémon Go fever may be one of the fastest breakout fads ever. In only a week, it has become one of the most used apps in the countries that it was officially released in. In that time, you may have noticed hordes of people wandering around staring at their phones. Particularly in Downtown Toms River. Here's why:
Got a brandy-new iPhone 6-Plus? Did you wake up at 3 a.m. to pre-order it or camp out for hours to be one of the first to get it and have since shown it off to everyone you know?
Cool. Now unless you want a bent phone, don't put it in your pocket.
I know I'm not the only one who has found myself so busy staring at my phone that I tune out the world around me...and I'm certainly not the only one who has seen others doing the same thing.
One actress made a short film to show just how smartphone-obsessed the world has become, and it, along with its message, are spreading everywhere.