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‘Fakebooking’ – one third of a woman’s Facebook page is ‘spun’

One third of the content on the average woman’s Facebook page is ‘spun’, a new survey has revealed.  Millions of women now admit to editing and de-tagging pictures, changing ‘check-ins’ and sharing links that make them look intelligent or funny – even if they haven’t read them – to appear more interesting online. The results [...]


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Good news by phone, bad by text – modern day communication habits

Brits deliver good news over the phone but are three times more likely to text if it’s bad, new research has shown. A study into the modern day communication habits of 2,000 people highlighted the tendency to hide behind technology if delivering difficult or gloomy news. In fact, a quarter would prefer to send condolences [...]


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Two thirds of parents admit to ‘snooping’ on children’s online and mobile activity

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One in five parents have been ‘shocked’ by content they have discovered on their children’s emails, texts or Facebook account, a new report has found. The alarmingly high figure emerged amid a study of 2,000 parents of kids aged 10-17, which showed 61% regularly snoop on their kids. It also emerged that one in five [...]


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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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Sunscreens – two hours a day on social networks for teens family holiday

The average teenager spends nearly two hours a day on social networking sites whilst on the annual family holiday, a study has revealed. Researchers found that a third of parents claim their kids barely look up from their iPhone or Blackberry and are more concerned about keeping in touch with mates back home than spending [...]


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Small talk is dying – because we spend all our time online

Small talk is officially on the way out – as it’s revealed one in five of us haven’t spoken to a stranger in over six months. A study of 2,000 has shown that a surge in online communication has taken over, with one third of people saying the bulk of their communication now takes place [...]


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Glued to the Screen- two thirds ‘need’ the internet to function

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Almost two thirds of people now admit they ‘need’ the internet to function in everyday life, according to new research. The study of 2,000 people has found that, on average, we only go a maximum of 90 minutes during the day without checking Facebook, Twitter or e-mail. Staggeringly, one in ten even admit they don’t [...]


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Men vs. Women online- women spend time shopping, men stick to news or NSFW

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Women are still more likely to go online for Facebook or online shopping- while men lean towards news, Twitter and porn, research has shown. A study of 2,000 people’s internet use compared the online habits of the sexes, and found that men clock up over 19 hours a week online – more than 42 solid [...]


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Living your life like an open (face)book- one in three wish they’d kept things to themselves

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Millions of unsavvy social media users now have regrets over revealing too much information over the internet, research has revealed. The full extent of the damage done by eager social-media beavers has been collected in research by digital agency White Hat Media. Many of the ‘over sharers’ have been left red-faced after posting drunken photographs, [...]


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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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