If only the Internet had been around to comfort Rear Window's Miss Lonelyhearts back in 1954.
A new poll shows that nearly 1 in 4 Americans say the Internet could be a stand-in for a significant other for a period of time. Among singles, the percentage was even higher: 31 percent. (One wonders how popular such responses as "reading a good book" or "playing with my cats" were to the question of substitutes.)
The poll examined people's attitudes about the Internet. Results of the online survey, conducted by Zogby International and 463 Communications, were … Read more