To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: ''People use social media, text and emails as an excuse not to pick up the phone''?
Effects of modern communication methods on telephoning in the UK 2014, survey
This survey shows to what extent adults agreed or disagreed that people used social media, text and emails as an excuse not to pick up the phone in the United Kingdom (UK) in November 2014. Over 60 percent of the respondents said they felt people avoided answering the phone and using social media, text and emails as an excuse.
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: ''People use social media, text and emails as an excuse not to pick up the phone''?
Share of respondents
Strongly agree32%
Tend to agree36%
Tend to disagree19%
Strongly disagree10%
Don't know2%
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Source

Release date

December 2014

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

November 21 to 30, 2014

Number of respondents

2,009 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Effects of modern communication methods on telephoning in the UK 2014, survey
This survey shows to what extent adults agreed or disagreed that people used social media, text and emails as an excuse not to pick up the phone in the United Kingdom (UK) in November 2014. Over 60 percent of the respondents said they felt people avoided answering the phone and using social media, text and emails as an excuse.
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