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Is it ok to text in a movie theater?

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Discussion started by Jonathan Maissel:
At a recent CinemaCon Convention in Las Vegas, the issue of texting in theaters became a heated debate with several prominent figures in the industry advocating allowing texting as a way to help keep teenagers coming to the movie theater. Public opinion is pretty one-sided when it comes to talking on the phone during a movie, but what about texting? Is the glare from the screen enough to distract others? Is there a benefit to allowing it?
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