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Survey: Cell Phones Help Users Avoid Others

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Survey: Cell Phones Help Users Avoid Others

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Survey: Cell Phones Help Users Avoid Others

Survey: Cell Phones Help Users Avoid Others

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Even if your cell phone has been switched off, it still has at least one use: avoiding other people. A new survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project shows that young adults frequently use their phones to avoid interaction.