Mom wants you to put your phone down more than flowers, report says

CNET | 4/23/2019 | Shelby Brown
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OpenTable's #DiningMode encourages you to unplug for mom.

Mother's Day is fast approaching. While it's nice to show your mom that you appreciate her with something special, what she really wants is to spend time with you -- without your phone.

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Restaurant reservations app OpenTable on Tuesday launched #DiningMode. The national campaign is aimed at getting people to turn off and put aside devices on Mother's Day to be present with those who really matter. Additionally, more than 460 restaurants are partnering with the campaign and offering incentives for unplugging, like complimentary drinks and desserts.

A survey conducted by OpenTable found that 40% of adults were asked by their mothers to stop using their phones multiple times while dining out together. The same survey discovered that 73% of...
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