Study Shows Many Americans Suffer from E-mail Addiction


According to AOL Mail’s fourth annual E-mail Addiction Survey, 46% of e-mail users report being hooked on the medium. In case you needed any confirmation, the survey reveals that people really do check their e-mail at all hours of the day and from every place imaginable. Some even hide their e-mail addiction from their family. Among the findings:

• 23% said they check their e-mail as soon as they wake up, followed by right when they get home from work (11%) and right after dinner (9%);
• 60% said they’ve never gone more than five days without checking e-mail and 17% can’t go more than one day without e-mail;
• E-mail is on people’s minds even on weekends and vacation; 62% of at-work e-mail users said they check their work e-mail over a typical weekend, and 19% check e-mail five or more times in a weekend. 28% said they feel obligated to check work e-mail while on vacation, and 19% choose vacation spots with e-mail access;
• 41% of mobile e-mail users said they keep their cell phones near them when they sleep so they can hear when a new e-mail comes in.

Source: AOL Mail


Comments Off

Deals of the Week

Get $150 Off PR News' Big 4 Conference

 big4-180x150
Join PR News at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco on August 6 for the Big 4 Conference, where expert communicators will share in-depth case studies from their Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram strategies.

Use code “150” at checkout to save $150 on the regular rate.

Get $50 off PR News' Social Media Guidebook

book-socialmedia-180x150

This 11-chapter guidebook focuses on communicating in a mobile and social world, winning the attention of audiences, social media listening strategy and technology, social media measurement and so much more.

Use code “50off” at checkout.

Save $100 on a PR News Subscription

cover5.18

 

Let PR News become your weekly, go-to resource for the latest PR trends, case studies and tip sheets. Topics covered include visual storytelling, social media, measurement, crisis management and media relations.

Use code “SUBDEAL” at checkout.

Comments are closed.