Talking over Texting

In a new Harris Interactive survey of 2300 adults, it was found that 74% say that the phone is still how they primarily keep in touch with friends.  And 81% said that the phone is their preferred method for keeping up with family members.

13% use video chat (ala Skype) to talk with family members, 9% to talk to friends, and just 6% to talk with their significant other.

When it comes to work colleagues though, the preference is email:  43% like email for that use, 33% use voice, 12% would text, and just 6% use social networking sites to correspond with co-workers.

So… what’s your preferred method of communication?

My guess is that if they skewed the study to 13-20 year olds, it would have a vastly different outcome.  I think texting and social media (ala Facebook) would be tops.

What do you think?

Todd

One Response

Add Comment

0 Total Shares
Tweet
Share
Share
Pin
+1
Current Events Humor Leadership Staffing
DSC_6951gewandelt
Joyce Meyer Shares about Secret Shame of Sexual Abuse

Christian author and speaker Joyce Meyer shared additional details about extreme...

Angry-Conversation
Do This Before Having a Difficult Conversation

Rather than anticipating conflict or the worst case scenario, posturing yourself...

corevalues
Churches Are Opening Faster Than They Close

There was an average of 77 churches planted each week in...