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The golden rules of modern day phone etiquette

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Avoiding writing in caps, not putting less kisses than the other person and not checking your phone at the table have been revealed as golden rules of phone etiquette. Tweeting in church and being on your phone while being served at a checkout were included in the list of no-nos. Overuse of smileys, abbreviations and [...]


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‘Double screening’ – 80% now regularly tweet, text or browse whilst watching TV

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Millions of Brits are ‘double screening’ – by watching television, while playing computer games or texting and tweeting from a mobile phone or iPad at the same time, a new study has  revealed. Researchers found that our love of interacting and sharing with others during TV shows mean eight in ten Brits now use a [...]


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Pillow talk- six million sleep with their phone

Six million Brits admit they sleep with their mobile phone, a new study has revealed. Research suggests that one fifth of the nation keep their phone in their bed, or even under their pillow, every single night to ensure they don’t miss a single text message or email. Such is the nation’s obsession with their [...]


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Distracting Nattering- 70% talk to friends while at work

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70% of people will talk to their friends throughout the working day, research has revealed. A study into the relationships of today’s tech-edged Brits found that over a quarter of distracted day-jobbers will regularly natter away to friends, when they should actually be working. A slightly more dedicated 45% admitted they will only occasionally indulge [...]


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Modern Mobile use- 1/3 would answer during sex

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One in three busy Brits believe it’s acceptable to answer a mobile phone call during sex, it has been revealed. The true extent to which our hectic lives and busy work schedules intrude on our most intimate moments were revealed in a study carried out among more than 2,000 adults. As well as the third [...]


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Mobile offices- e-mail dominates landline in office communications

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One in four British adults are too nervous to use the telephone, according to new research. The findings emerged in a study of 2,000 office workers, and shows 28% avoid picking up the phone at all costs. Most common fears of using the phone at work include never knowing who is on the other end, [...]


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Memory Space Full- TWO phone numbers are all we can remember by heart

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The average Brit has more than 50 contact numbers stored in their phone – but can only memorise two of them, a study has revealed. Speed dial and mobile phone address books mean we can no longer reel off phone numbers for our best friend, mum and dad – or even our partner. Even more [...]


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Grand Gestures

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One in three Brits now keep in touch with grandparents and elderly relatives by text message, email and even Facebook, a study has revealed. Instead of picking up the phone, many elderly people are now using social networking sites to update their relatives, with 15% claiming their grandparents are regular users of Facebook. More than one [...]


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