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Smartphones are sucking the fun out of leisure time

Now along comes research that indicates a new type of disruption – that the use of digital technology, and more specifically the smartphone, is actually decreasing the fun many people have during the leisure time . . . Continue reading

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The digital death of boredom and its implications for LBEs

Boredom used to be location-based entertainment’s friend. That has changed today. . . Continue reading

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The migration of the meaning of Place

Now the physicality of place is no longer its sole meaning. The definition of place has changed due to the Internet and mobile devices, especially the smartphone. Continue reading

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No need to socialize, as that’s what smartphones are for

It is becoming increasing clear that digital technology is shifting our social interaction with each other from taking place in the real world to taking place in the digital world and consequently . . . Continue reading

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More Evidence of the Digital Disruption of Location-Based Entertainment & Culture

So here’s what is so scary for location-based entertainment, sporting events and cultural venues, the vast majority of which are seeing a long-term trend of declining attendance. The use of mobile devices that can be used anywhere 24/7 continues to grow, and the majority of that growing screen time is being used to engage in entertainment . . . Continue reading

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