“Shh!” “Put your phone away. ” “Excuse me, can you please turn off your phone?” We’ve all done it once, twice, a hundred times before. You’re sitting in a dark movie theater when, minutes before the film begins, you have a sudden urge to check your phone, update your Facebook status, or text your friend in the lobby to get you a large popcorn with extra butter. It’s a growing issue at theaters across the nation — movie goers texting during a movie. Now, a smartphone app is enticing repeat theater texters by offering a reward for switching their phones to vibrate. Read the full story at ABC News.

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