23 Sep '11, 4am
Internet more important to Gen Y than dating, owning a car: Study
Survey results released by Cisco on Friday, 'exhibited varying degrees of obsession with the Internet's creature comforts'. -- PHOTO: BT How important is the Internet to Generation Y? According to survey results released by Cisco on Friday, they 'exhibited varying degrees of obsession with the Internet's creature comforts'. One in three respondents felt that the Internet was a fundamental resource to the human race - as important as air, water, food and shelter. Related Links Cisco Survey The study, which involved 2,800 students and young professionals from 14 countries, also revealed that 40 per cent of the college students surveyed said the Net was more important to them than dating, going out with friends or listening to music.