- People are so attached to technology that nearly two-in-five (38%) will often take a call from someone else while spending time with a loved one.
- Nearly one-third of people surveyed will interrupt an in-person conversation to check email (31%), text someone (30%) or check their social media accounts (27%).
- Despite all their digital connections, nearly one-third (30%) of adults admit they have not actually met more than half their social media connections in person.
- Nearly two-thirds (65%) of Americans say it’s easier to stay in touch with their closest friends and loved ones who don’t live with them via social media, text or online than to meet up with them in person.
- Americans would much rather connect with a long-lost loved one (64%) than the President (7%) or their favorite celebrity (6%).
The “Say Hello with Keurig 2.0” campaign is putting that theory to the test. Starting today through November 8, 2014, people can go to HelloKeurig.com to enter for a chance to win a trip to New York City to reconnect with an old friend – or to connect over coffee with campaign ambassador, executive producer, actor and singer Donnie Wahlberg.For every sweepstakes entry, Keurig will donate $1 (up to $20,000) to the United Services Organization (USO) to help support its highly valued programs that connect our troops with their families.