Digital Divisiveness: Electronic Displays of Insensitivity Take Toll on Relationships [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on March 30th 2014

Digital Divisiveness: Electronic Displays of Insensitivity Take Toll on Relationships [INFOGRAPHIC]
Digital Divisiveness: Electronic Displays of Insensitivity Take Toll on Relationships - infographic
Did you know that nearly 9 out of 10 people report their relationships being damaged as a result of the insensitive use of technology (like mobile and social media).
 
According to a recent study of more than 2000 people, 90 percent respondents say that their friends or family stop paying attention to them (at least once in a week) in favor of something happening on their digital devices.
 
In addition, 87 percent say electronic displays of insensitivity (EDIs) are worse and more common today than just 12 months ago.
 
90 percent agree, you should not answer text messages or check social media profiles in public, and yet, people regularly witness others committing an EDI while driving the car (93 percent) and at the dinner table (67 percent).
 
25 percent say EDIs have caused a serious rift with a friend and yet most suffer silently, while 2 in every 3 have no idea how to confront an EDI.
 
So, to deal with an EDI offenders, here are 5 tips in an infographic which comes courtesy of  crucialskills and vitalsmarts.

Digital Divisiveness: Electronic Displays of Insensitivity Take Toll on Relationships - infographic
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