Friday, October 28, 2005

New technology hinders communication

Web User News: "Nearly a third of people say their relationships have suffered because their use of digital technology means they 'talk less'.

And 90 per cent of people surveyed say they feel that email, text messages and instant messaging has made communication with friends and family less personal.

According to the study by PlusNet, email has become the most popular method of communication with friends and family, with 81 per cent of respondents using it. However, 41 per cent of people said they would prefer to receive a phone call. "

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