This Hilarious Ad Busts the Idea That Life Was Better Without Smartphones

'Best avoid that. Go left,' says the Titanic captain

Perhaps a course change makes sense. Three

If the millions (hyperbole alert) of insufferable think pieces and research on the topic are any indication, separating one’s self from a smartphone is a pretty good idea. But, like all things in life, it’s about moderation. After all, some technology can actually make life a little bit better (Hello, no more going to the bank to deposit checks. Then again, what’s a check anymore?)

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@zanger Doug Zanger is a senior editor, agencies at Adweek, focusing on creativity and agencies.