You’re at the movies, the theater goes dark and the people in front of you pull out their cell phones and begin texting or talking.
Is that OK?
Yes, say 26 percent of persons surveyed by the financial website TheStreet.
Or you’re at dinner. Nearly 30 percent of respondents said go ahead, use your phone to check messages.
Among the results:
The survey did not ask how people felt about using a cell phone while reading a newspaper. Etiquette-wise, this is acceptable especially if you are using a cell phone in order to read a newspaper.