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Title: The Effect of the Information Age on Family Values

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Date: December 11, 2005
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Thusly “traditional family values” as it refers to families, living entities, change as well. The pictures Norman Rockwell painted about family life in those times do not hold up in today’s massive digital media playground we live in today. Here are some of the nitty-gritty details of a survey that was recently conducted by Yahoo and ad agency OMD to determine if people who own and use computers, cell phones, and other tech gadgets still feel that spending time with their family is important: • Seventy-three percent of ”wired” families with children responded that they felt daily family dinners were important • Eight out of 10 adult respondents (including those who were unmarried and/or did not have children) felt that spending time with their families was enjoyable • Seventy percent of respondents said that technology helps them stay in touch with family • Over half of younger respondents (between the ages of 18 and 34) said technology isn’t just helpful, but necessary to stay in touch with family • Twenty-five percent of respondents with children said that instant messaging–a mode of communication many think is restricted to the MySpace generation–helped them keep in touch with their kids “The study surveyed more than 4,500 families with Internet access, covering a total of 16 countries in the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe...

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Participants were asked questions on topics ranging from time spent together as a family to the number of gadgets owned by the household.” (McCarthy, 2006) Today’s family is not the Cleavers of the 1950s or the futuristic Jetsons. Today's men cook, women work, and kids often are very tech-savvy...

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