January 26, 2006

Internet Expands, Not Limits, Social Contact

Study: Internet Expands, Not Limits, Social Contact [via Associated Press]
Rather than fostering isolation, the Internet expands people's social networks and even encourages people to talk by phone or meet others in person, a new study finds.

I've certainly seen that to be the case with my kids as they have grown more used to the internet and connectivity features like e-mail, IM and XBOX Live.

Entry categories: Social Networks
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