WATERBURY, VT — Oct. 15 — It’s no secret digital technology is taking over our lives, and face time with friends and loved ones is decreasing because of it. The 2014 Keurig Coffee Connections Survey found that more than one-in-four Americans (26%) use social media, text or email to communicate sensitive information to friends or family when they could have talked to them in person.
Even more people (30%) state that without social media, they would have a hard time keeping in touch with friends and loved ones at all. Despite this, Americans still consider being together in person a favorite way to stay in touch. In fact, if given the chance to have a coffee date with anyone, Americans would much rather connect with a long-lost loved one (64%) than the President (7%) or their favorite celebrity (6%). Read more here.