Kenneth (kensmind) wrote in polloftheday,
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Poll #1991485 Intenet and sociability

In your opinion, has the creation of the internet made people more sociable or less sociable?

More
12(33.3%)
Less
15(41.7%)
No change
9(25.0%)

Are you old enough to remember when you first got access to the internet?

Yes, I was an adult (18 or older) when it happened
16(42.1%)
Yes, but I was under 18 when it happened
21(55.3%)
No, it's just always been there for me
1(2.6%)

Has having access to the internet resulted in your having more friends or less friends in real life?

More
16(43.2%)
Less
10(27.0%)
It hasn't made a difference
11(29.7%)

Do you now, or have you ever had an internet dating profile?

Yes, I have one or more now
2(5.3%)
Not now, but I have in the past
16(42.1%)
No, never
20(52.6%)

Have you ever dated or hooked up with someone you met online?

Yes, in fact I met my current partner online
8(21.1%)
Yes
11(28.9%)
No
19(50.0%)

Which of the following statements do you agree with, or apply to you?

I frequently use the internet to connect with people that I meet later in real life
15(5.4%)
If I didn't spend time online, I would probably use that time doing things that involve connecting with people in real life
7(2.5%)
I have had a bad experience with someone I met online
15(5.4%)
The internet has helped me with my shyness
15(5.4%)
The internet improved my sex life
10(3.6%)
My internet use is mainly in my personal life and not in my work/school life
21(7.6%)
My internet use is mainly in my work/school life and not in my personal life
4(1.4%)
Social networks like Facebook help me to connect with people I would otherwise not be able to connect with
24(8.6%)
Social networks like Facebook are used too much for people to be mean or rude
19(6.8%)
Sites like Twitter or Tumblr are fun, but generally a waste of time
12(4.3%)
Sites like Twitter or Tumblr have great social value
16(5.8%)
The internet's easy access to pornography helps many people to come to terms with their sexuality
10(3.6%)
The internet's easy access to pornography is dangerous because it makes people more prone to act out illegally
2(0.7%)
The internet's easy access to pornography has hurt the moral fabric of society
2(0.7%)
The internet is responsible for an increase in incidences of depression and social anxiety
6(2.2%)
The internet has been of tremendous assistance in helping people meet special people that they would otherwise not meet
25(9.0%)
The internet has helped consumers, generally speaking
32(11.5%)
The internet has hurt consumers, generally speaking
6(2.2%)
The Internet has helped small business, generally speaking
18(6.5%)
The internet has hurt small business, generally speaking
12(4.3%)
The internet is largely responsible for the growing gap between rich and poor
3(1.1%)
The internet has helped to increase the quality of life in third world nations
4(1.4%)
I don't agree with any of these statements
0(0.0%)


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