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Half of Brits prefer to stay in touch digitally - research

Sunday 21 February 2016 | 20:47 CET | News
New research by BT Mobile shows that around half of Brits prefer to stay in touch with friends digitally rather than face-to-face. Over three quarters (79%) said that they have friends they would not stay in contact with at all if it weren't for social media, and an further 72 percent believe social media has made their friendships stronger. The research also shows that Brits are increasingly sharing content, with 1 in 10 sharing more than 50 videos a week with 'digital' friends. The main ways to maintain cyber friendships are via Facebook (80%), e-mail (67%) and text (63%).

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BT / BT Mobile
Countries: United Kingdom
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