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The evolution of friendship in a digital age

Published: October 27, 2007 | Last Updated: May 15, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading

Some people worry that digital technology is eroding the face of friendship as we now know it—that time spent in virtual relationships detracts from real ones. A new report provides evidence to the contrary. Among Americans: 48 percent of those interviewed said that social networking sites help them build new relationships 44 percent said that […]

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Friends in the Digital Playground

Published: August 24, 2007 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

There is a lot to learn about friendships from what has been called the "largest-ever global survey" of how kids interact with digital technology. MTV and Nickelodeon, in association with Microsoft Digital Advertising Solutions, used both quantitative and qualitative methodologies to talk to 18,000 “tech-embracing” kids (ages 8-14) and young people (14-24) in 16 countries. […]

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Making time for friends: Snail mail or email

Published: August 17, 2007 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Now we call it “snail mail.” For those of us who were born in the slice of time after telephones and fax machines—and before email, IMs, and text messages—writing a letter was a common way to stay in touch with family and friends across the miles… My father sent my mother regular love letters while […]

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