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Number Of 'Chatterboxes' Rising In Britain

There’s a trend emerging in the nation called “chatterboxing” and it involves communicating via online or text message while watching TV. Almost half of those under 35 take part in “two-screen” viewing, says the Telescope 2012 study by the BBC’s TV Licensing organisation. And, it finds that chatterboxing adds to the experience of live TV viewing because people enjoy the social media chatter. One psychologist says it taps into people’s desire to share emotional experiences.

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