Is the Internet making us anti-social? Or does it expand our social networks and enable more communication? Well, here’s fuel for the fire…

According to a recent poll, 24% of Americans said the Internet could serve as a replacement for a significant other, with the numbers rising to 31% among singles — with no difference among males and females. The findings from Zogby International and 463 Communications also suggest that some younger people surveyed viewed the Internet as their new best friend.

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