"Some mobile users tend to make a virtue of the lack of privacy by stage-phoning"
Stage-phoning means pretending to talk on a cell phone to impress bystanders. This usually happens in a crowded lift with no escape from the verbal assault on innocent bystanders by a stage-phoner sharing intimacies or barking orders. Perhaps lifts should have a sign "Please switch off your mobile phone or you will use up all the oxygen and we'll all die".
GLOBALISATION was referred to as far back as 1944