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Instant Messaging Survey

The use of IM porgrams and their effects on real-life social networks.
How many hours per week do you spend on IM programs?
0-5
5-10
10-20
20-30
30-40
40-50
over 50
What percentage of that time is spent actively chatting on IM?
0-25%
25-50%
50-75%
75-100%
Who do you talk to over IM (check all that apply)?
Strangers
Close friends
Acquaintances
People who live far away
Family
Coworkers
What is the purpose of your IM use (check all that apply)?
Gossip
Chatting
Building relationships
Talking about school/work
Flirting
Talking about personal issues
Which of the following types of communication do you use the most?
Face to face
IM
Phone
Email
Other
Which of the following types of communication do you prefer the most?
Face to face
IM
Phone
Email
Other
Do you think IMing supplements or substitues real-life/face-to-face socializing, either for you personally, or for people in general? In other words, does talking to someone online strengthen your offline relationship with that someone?
Supplements
Substitutes
Do you think that having IM deterrs people from having real contact with people?
Yes
No
This poll was created on 2007-04-12 11:58:03 by holyvaca