Cell phone etiquette for tweens and teens is important so that young people understand when it’s okay, and when it’s not okay, to use their cell phones. View my short video below on cell phone etiquette to learn tips to help tweens and teens use their electronics properly.
My first tip, to never have your cell phone out at work, is key for tweens and teens looking for jobs, or currently working or volunteering. The tips in the video are from my book Smile & Succeed for Teens: Must-Know People Skills for Today’s Wired World.
You can find more tips in the article “10 Cell Phone Rules You Should Be Following—But Don’t“.
Cell phone etiquette in restaurants is one area of importance these days. Often I’ll be dining at a restaurant and notice an entire family at a table on their cell phones, from ages 4 and up! I’ve heard many stories from people who have had similar experiences. It makes me wonder if there should be an age limit for using cell phones. The article, “Should you give your kid a smartphone?”, answers some of these questions.
“Respect the Live People in Your Presence” is just one of the many helpful words of advice in the article “10 Critical Rules of Smartphone Etiquette“. Cell phone etiquette for tweens and teens is really about teaching respect.
When it comes to cell phone etiquette for tweens and teens, what are the guidelines you follow?
Learn cell phone etiquette for tweens and teens in Kirt Manecke’s award-winning books Smile & Succeed for Teens: Must-Know People Skills for Today’s Wired World, Parent’s Guide for Smile & Succeed for Teens, and Smile: Sell More with Amazing Customer Service. Learn more about Kirt on his website.