PR Newswire: Smartphone and Social Media Use Is Correlated with Lower Relationship Quality, New National Survey Shows (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: Smartphone and Social Media Use Is Correlated with Lower Relationship Quality, New National Survey Shows (PRESS RELEASE). “A comprehensive national poll released today reveals how new communication technology is affecting American families. Results indicate nearly half of Americans report that mobile phones have a positive effect on their relationships with family members, and a similar number say it has no effect. These generally positive self-reports on technology, however, contrast with other findings of the survey, which show the more time people reported that they spend on the phone, the higher the likelihood that they also reported concerns about their relationships in the past two years.”