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Colorado study says Facebook, Twitter use contribute to drop in youth driving | TechKnow Bytes — Colorado technology — The Denver Post

I wonder what this looks like Nationally and how this effects shopping and ecommerce, especially if kids aren’t driving to malls or the movies.

Coloradans are driving less, and rising gas prices isn’t the only reason.

A new study by CoPIRG finds that the use of technology, from smartphone apps to social networking sites such as Facebook, is also contributing to the trend.

“For the first time in two generations, there has been a significant shift in how many miles Coloradans are driving each year,” said Danny Katz, director for CoPIRG Foundation.

via Colorado study says Facebook, Twitter use contribute to drop in youth driving | TechKnow Bytes — Colorado technology — The Denver Post.