Communication overload? (20 May 2004)
But despite all this time supposedly spent keeping up with people, one in five of the 1,105 interviewed said they didn't know what was going on in their loved ones' lives or how they were feeling.
Does new technology mean our communication methods are more about quantity than quality? Fears over conversational skills dying off as technology advances have been much discussed since the advent of mobile phones and e-mail.
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