Friday, July 17, 2009

Everything old is new again to nostalgic, internet-weary young adults

The survey of more than 1600 young adults finds those still living with their parents (about half) have noticed the global financial crisis's impact on the family and pared back their lifestyle in response. It also shows their love affair with technology is heading for a break-up, with time spent online down 30 minutes a week from last year, while their consumption of newspapers increased by the same amount.

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1 comment:

Gust from the North said...

It's quite a leap to say that young people spending less time online "shows their love affair with technology is heading for a break-up". Mobile + on-demand channels + P2P communication all consume leisure time, and they're not making any more of that. Technology is doing just fine.