New iPhone 11 Pro triggering trypophobia in some
The iPhone 11 Pro isn’t available yet but it’s already making some people uncomfortable.
Apple’s latest flagship mobile device has a cluster of three cameras on the back side. While these represent the cutting edge of pocket camera gear, they also form a miniature constellation of trouble.
Trypophobia is the condition whereby people get a little uncomfortable when looking at clusters of small holes.
WARNING! IMAGES OF SMALL HOLES BELOW. SCROLL DOWN AT YOUR PERIL.
Apple on Tuesday held a product unveiling at their headquarters in Cupertino, California, and it didn’t take long for people to see a problem.
— N 🌟 (@HappyBday_RM) September 10, 2019
The phone’s camera cluster may have triggered memories like this:
#Trypophobia is an aversion to the sight of irregular patterns or clusters of small holes, or bumps. It is not officially recognized as a mental disorder, but may fall under the broad category of specific phobia if fear is involved and the fear is excessive and distressing. pic.twitter.com/wOvgbyD14Q
— neurology & neuropsychology (@neurologyneuro1) September 9, 2019
— Jake B (@JE_Baggins) September 10, 2019
Trypophobia sufferers may never be able to go out in public if technology ever gets to this point.
— Amy 💖💜💙 (@starboots_) September 10, 2019
If you find this all quite disturbing, there’s a Facebook support group available.
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