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Will Virtual Worlds Become Our New Reality?

Will Virtual Worlds Become Our New Reality?

Maria Garrido

Maria Garrido

January 10, 2018

Only by using technology to create a better, more meaningful world, will we reverse the need and desire to retreat into virtual existences.

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Maria Garrido
Chief Insights & Analytics Officer, Havas
Jan. 10, 2018

A recent worldwide study by Havas has shed new light on the extreme effects technology is having on our lives, as one in every five millennials report feeling depressed or unhappy with their physical lives. That’s in comparison with the utopianism they create and see online.

This jumps to 33% of millennials in Japan, 36% in India, 39% in America and 41% in the UK.

In China, one-third of women say they prefer the people they portray themselves to be on social media to their true selves, while 40% of U.S millennials state they actually prefer their virtual lives to their real existence.

Considering the sample surveyed was over 12,100 men and women, these iLife report findings could have real ramifications for the youth generations.

As more young people retreat into their virtual worlds, what does this mean for real-world jobs, relationships and how much we care about looking after our physical world?

Read the full article

MediaPost

Maria Garrido
Chief Insights & Analytics Officer, Havas
Jan. 10, 2018

A recent worldwide study by Havas has shed new light on the extreme effects technology is having on our lives, as one in every five millennials report feeling depressed or unhappy with their physical lives. That’s in comparison with the utopianism they create and see online.

This jumps to 33% of millennials in Japan, 36% in India, 39% in America and 41% in the UK.

In China, one-third of women say they prefer the people they portray themselves to be on social media to their true selves, while 40% of U.S millennials state they actually prefer their virtual lives to their real existence.

Considering the sample surveyed was over 12,100 men and women, these iLife report findings could have real ramifications for the youth generations.

As more young people retreat into their virtual worlds, what does this mean for real-world jobs, relationships and how much we care about looking after our physical world?

Read the full article

She leads Insights-including Meaningful Brands-Analytics, Content Marketing and Innovation across Havas.

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