Well just look at this, bet you have all seen 'phone zombies' like this mooching about and crossing roads without looking. Nice Sennheiser headphones the lady is wearing and the iPhone looks cute too - very 2017. You might think this is a new phenomenon but no, you would be wrong as the following picture attests:-
Et voila, in 1924, a young lady outdoors, complete with headphones and a rather much heavier piece of music making kit. Like I said, nothing new under the sun!!!!