1963 article predicting the future of mobile phones go viral on Twitter, netizens are totally shocked
Mobile phones are such an inevitable part of today's era. From banking to grocery purchases, a mobile phone contains numerous apps that make daily life easy and flexible. Recently, a picture an article from 1963 went viral on social media. The article featured in the newspaper carried the thoughts of people at the time about mobile phones, which were still in its developing stage.
The clip from Mansfield News Journal was posted on Twitter by a page called "Fascinating". The article headline stated, "You'll be able to carry phone in pocket in future." The story further stated that the phone is a "laboratory development which is workable. One can make and answer calls where ever they be."
Well, we are aware of how these phones changed our lives forever. Meanwhile, the post garnered a lot of attention. People were thrilled to see the remnants of the past. They were amused to understand the thoughts of people at the time.
"That is so awesome, to see what people were thinking then," wrote one. Another stated, "In the 1960s, my father took me to the National Geographic Society museum in D.C. The only thing I remember seeing is a display about how in the future we'd be able to see the person we were talking to on the phone."
A third user claimed, "Interesting, in another 60 years we look forward to even more support from technological advances. May the future generations find it a lot easier to do good."