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Has digital reinvented the love letter?


PSYCHOLOGY - SMS and social networks have certainly changed the language, but they did not get the better of the heated exchanges.

Finished, the inflamed letters sent by La Poste.

Like the rest, the love letter is now digital.

Screens have become a common interface for sending little words to each other, whether they are love, hate or just practical:

"62% of French people indicate using applications to exchange messages"

, according to the 2019 Credoc barometer .

And if the young people strum daily on their smartphone (90% of 18-24 year olds), the oldest are not left out: 27% of those over 70 “text”.

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Obviously, the context plays in favor of the phenomenon.

“Since confinement, we communicate even more via one or rather screens

, observes Corinne Martin, lecturer in information and communication sciences at the University of Lorraine.

We have become accustomed to switching from one to the other, in the professional context but also personal, therefore sentimental. ”

While we are deprived of human relationships on a daily basis, digital

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Source: lefigaro

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