Young people would rather use social media than help a person in need, according to a poll carried out by a blood cancer charity.
According to the survey by Anthony Nolan:
- 9% of 18 to 24-year-olds would write a post on Facebook or Twitter or share a photo.
- 15% of 18 to 24-year-olds have pretended to be on the phone or texting to avoid helping a stranger who was in danger.
- 6% of people aged 25 to 34 would post about such event on social media.
- 7% of people aged 25 to 34 would take a photo on their mobile phones.
- 3% of people said they would take to the internet if they saw a stranger in trouble.
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