Effects of communication technology on relationships in Germany 2014

Thinking about the effects of technology on relationships with friends and family, please indicate to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jul 18, 2014
Effects of communication technology on relationships in Germany 2014 This statistic illustrates the results of a survey regarding the effects of technology on social relationships in Germany in 2014. During the survey period it was found that 59 percent of German respondents felt more connected when using technology. However, 29 percent of respondents stated that they did not like the fact that family members could always find a way to get in contact with them.
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Thinking about the effects of technology on relationships with friends and family, please indicate to what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?

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Share of respondents*
Technology makes getting in touch with family members easier74%
Technology devices make one feel more connected59%
Communication technology enables constant dialogue wth family and friends58%
Social networks are a great way to feel close to family and friends45%
Technology has little impact on one's frequency of communication with friends or family45%
Technology makes it easier to arrange meetings with family members45%
Mobile technology enhances interactions with immediate family43%
Internet encourages contact with family or friends43%
Uncomfortable with finding out about life of family members via social network42%
Technology has led to less face-to-face interactions among families36%
Uncomfortable knowing family members can monitor one's activity on social media32%
Uncomfortable with family members being able to get in touch at any time29%
Social media helps understanding family members better20%
Playing online games with family members helps connect with them18%
Share of respondents*
Technology makes getting in touch with family members easier74%
Technology devices make one feel more connected59%
Communication technology enables constant dialogue wth family and friends58%
Social networks are a great way to feel close to family and friends45%
Technology has little impact on one's frequency of communication with friends or family45%
Technology makes it easier to arrange meetings with family members45%
Mobile technology enhances interactions with immediate family43%
Internet encourages contact with family or friends43%
Uncomfortable with finding out about life of family members via social network42%
Technology has led to less face-to-face interactions among families36%
Uncomfortable knowing family members can monitor one's activity on social media32%
Uncomfortable with family members being able to get in touch at any time29%
Social media helps understanding family members better20%
Playing online games with family members helps connect with them18%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jul 18, 2014
This statistic illustrates the results of a survey regarding the effects of technology on social relationships in Germany in 2014. During the survey period it was found that 59 percent of German respondents felt more connected when using technology. However, 29 percent of respondents stated that they did not like the fact that family members could always find a way to get in contact with them.
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