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  • Many feel there’s a time and a place for technology
  • Many feel there’s a time and a place for technology
    Anthony Robinson, Creative Commons (2016) ©

How often do you feel like disconnecting?

Do you check your work emails on the weekend? Read your texts during dinner? Chat to mates from home when you’re on holiday? We may be constantly connected, but many people believe there’s a time and place for tech. Canvas8 sat down with 20 Brits to find out when they’d prefer to switch off.

Location United Kingdom

The average smartphone owner checks their device more than 150 times a day – 23 times for messaging, 22 times for voice and 18 to get the time, not to mention the notifications from apps, emails and social media. [1] But many people are fatigued by being perpetually accessible, longing for the good old days when you simply had to sit by the phone if you wanted someone to call. When, if you were on a date, you wouldn’t be interrupted by Facebook notifications or work emails.

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