E-mail writing pet peeves according to U.S. internet users 2014

This statistic presents U.S. internet users' pet peeves when regarding e-mails as of March 2014. Overall, 60 percent of respondents across all demographic groups were more annoyed with e-mails written in all caps than with overly brief or terse e-mails.

Are you more annoyed by all caps or overly terse e-mails?

E-mails written in all capsOverly brief or terse e-mails
Gen X59%41%
Baby Boomers57%43%
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Release date

May 2014


United States

Survey time period

March 12 to March 17, 2014

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Millennials: 18-36 years, Gen X: 37-48 years, Baby Boomers: 49-67 years, Matures: 68+ years
"For each pair of common annoyances below, please choose the one that annoys you the most."

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