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Put down your phone, ex-technology exec urges

Six years ago, Tempe resident Al Maag was asking people to start using social media. Now, hes begging them to get off their phones.

The former chief communications officer of Avnet Inc., a phoenix-based technology distributor, has release a new book called “Social media isn’t social,” which talks about the need to balance life and the internet.

” you’d be a fool not to be using it,” he says of technology, but social- media connections can’t replace true connections with people.  Read More