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    Posted on Oct 5, 2015

    Everyone's Sharing This Picture Of A Crowd To Make A Point About Modern Life

    Can you spot the odd person out?

    Can you see why this picture of a crowd at a film premiere has gone hugely viral in the last week or so?

    John Blanding/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

    Well, it's because one lady in the crowd decided to actually just enjoy the moment.

    John Blanding / Boston Globe via Getty Images

    Despite the picture being shared thousands of times on Twitter and Facebook, we have no idea who the lady is: only that she was at the premiere of the movie Black Mass at the Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline, Massachusetts, on 15 September 2015.

    Are smartphones ruining our experiences? A Village Voice writer has recently argued that they lead you to think more about documenting your experience in real time than actually having that experience, while a number of musicians certainly think they're ruining concerts too.

    That's why artists are getting to grips with the concern: Last year, a photographer's series in which he chronicled "the death of conversation" due to smartphones went viral.

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