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Technology Use and Its Effects on Time-Use Patterns, Social Relationships, and Well-Being

Daniela Veronica Negraia, Sophie Lohmann, Emilio Zagheni

The Internet, smartphones, and social networking sites have led to a major social discontinuity in recent history. We study, across demographic groups, how the “digitalization of life” differentially affects social relations, emotional well-being, and the way we spend our time.  Detailed Description

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Lohmann, S.; Zagheni, E.:
MPIDR Working Paper WP-2020-023. (2020)    
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