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The truth about 'phubbing': social snubs for the tech set

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ATLANTA -

It's okay. Admit it. You've done it. Truth is, we all have. And now, it even has a name: phubbing.

Will ‘phubbing' be the next word to make Oxford's dictionary – right behind ‘twerk' and ‘selfie'? We'll just have to wait and see.

But, the word is defined as snubbing a person in a social setting by looking at your phone instead of paying attention to them.

But, the Stop Phubbing campaign, courtesy of our neighbors Down Under, is taking action to remind us to simply mind our manners -- the-old fashioned way.

Which leads us to Good Day Atlanta's Hot Topic question: "Have you ever been guilty of phubbing?" Post your answer and join the discussion at the FOX 5 Atlanta Facebook page now!

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