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Your smartphone has become your home, anthropologists say

You are a snail and your smartphone is your shell – it has become your home. Image: Unsplash/freestocks

Sean Fleming

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Number of smartphone users worldwide from 2016 to 2023 Image: Newzoo/Statista

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The smartphone is a ‘transportal home’, or a ‘place within which we live’, the study says. Image: Georgiana Murariu/UCL/The Global Smartphone

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