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Table 2 Advantages and disadvantages of ICT tools

From: Staying connected with ICT tools: tracking youth respondents in a Chinese context

  Possibility of change Use frequency To be connected Disruption Privacy
Email Relatively low Uncertain Possible but may be ignored Low High
QQ (individual) Low Relatively frequent To be approved by receivers Low High
QQ (group) Low Relatively frequent To be approved by receivers Low Low
Home phone Low Uncertain Possible but may be ignored High Low
Mobile phone Relatively high Extremely frequent Possible but may be ignored High High