August 18, 2005
Are Phones Making People Late... Or Just More Flexible?
Mobile phones have made people less organised and more willing to be late when meeting their friends, according to a survey, reports The UK Telegraph.
"Nearly one in five people admitted to being unreliable about timekeeping because they had the "safety net" of a mobile. Three quarters said mobiles had made them more "flexible" when meeting friends - allowing them to arrange or cancel social gatherings at the last minute.
The findings came from a study of 1,000 adults and was carried out by Intel."
[via Techdirt Wireless]
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