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I am most loyal to brands that...

Posted July 19, 2021 through July 19, 2021 (51 Votes)
Give the best value for my money
60.78%
Have helpful and friendly staff
15.69%
Operate an easy-to-use website
7.84%
Provide fast, knowledgeable responses to questions
5.88%
Support causes that I believe in
9.80%


Which best describes your view of the billionaire space race?

Posted July 12, 2021 through July 19, 2021 (105 Votes)
It's a good thing. Science and technology innovation developed from space exploration makes life better for humankind.
31.43%
The investment in these ventures to space would be better spent solving problems here on Earth.
15.24%
Visionary entrepreneurs are doing what comes naturally to them by embracing the challenges of new frontiers.
4.76%
It's an elitist competition for a tiny group of out-of-touch egomaniacs.
48.57%


What do you think about your calls to customer service departments being recorded?

Posted July 5, 2021 through July 12, 2021 (78 Votes)
I approve because if a dispute comes up later there is a recording of the call.
24.36%
I don't particularly like it, but I accept it because it's now common practice.
12.82%
It helps train agents which is beneficial to everyone.
5.13%
It's unfair if I'm not given the choice to opt out of being recorded.
21.79%
The organization recording the call is doing so only for its own advantage.
35.90%


How did Amazon's Prime Day June event influence your e-commerce activity?

Posted June 28, 2021 through July 5, 2021 (74 Votes)
I made more purchases than usual from Amazon to take advantage of the deals.
5.41%
I purchased about the same amount I usually do from Amazon.
5.41%
I made more purchases online because Prime Day motivated me look for deals offered by competing retailers.
2.70%
I tried to take advantage of Prime Day but did not find deals on items I wanted.
14.86%
I did not shop online during the Prime Day June event.
71.62%


When booking travel this summer, which is most important to you?

Posted June 21, 2021 through June 28, 2021 (48 Votes)
Cancelation Policy -- I must be able to change my plans conveniently and economically.
35.42%
Cost -- I want the best deal my money can buy.
31.25%
Covid-19 Protocol -- My transportation and lodging providers must employ strict health and safety procedures.
6.25%
Travel Time -- The more time in transit, the higher the probability that something can go wrong.
4.17%
I'm still too worried about the pandemic to consider traveling this summer.
22.92%


When considering the credibility of an article I read online, I am most influenced by...

Posted June 14, 2021 through June 21, 2021 (57 Votes)
The organization or operator of the website that published the article
33.33%
The journalist(s) who wrote the article
7.02%
The sources quoted in the article
19.30%
The quality or style of the writing
7.02%
The individual(s) who brought the article to my attention
0.00%
Whether the article has myriad shares or social media activity
1.75%
My own knowledge or intuition
31.58%


Would you license your personal data to advertising platforms if you were paid directly for it?

Posted June 7, 2021 through June 14, 2021 (89 Votes)
Yes -- So much of my personal data is already in the hands of advertisers anyhow; I may as well be paid for it.
8.99%
Possibly -- It depends how much I would be compensated and how the data I authorize to share would be used and protected.
21.35%
No -- I would not sell my personal data at any price.
69.66%


When you need customer service, which is your preferred method of communication?

Posted May 31, 2021 through June 7, 2021 (54 Votes)
Email - I correspond when it's convenient for me and I can save a detailed paper trail.
40.74%
Live Chat - I multitask during wait times and I can keep a record of the conversation.
16.67%
Social Media - I find businesses to be more accommodating on a public platform.
3.70%
Telephone - I favor voice interaction and I don't like to rely on a keyboard to have a conversation.
31.48%
Text Messaging - It's quick, convenient, and provides enough of a human touch.
3.70%
Video Chat - Face-to-face interaction is the most personal and efficient way to resolve issues.
3.70%


Where is inflation hurting you the most?

Posted May 24, 2021 through May 31, 2021 (72 Votes)
Cable / Internet / Phone
9.72%
Childcare
1.39%
Education
5.56%
Food and Household Goods
31.94%
Gasoline / Transportation
13.89%
Healthcare
6.94%
Housing
16.67%
Insurance
2.78%
Travel
1.39%
Utilities: Electricity / Gas / Water
9.72%


Are you willing to pay a subscription fee to Twitter?

Posted May 17, 2021 through May 24, 2021 (160 Votes)
Yes - Twitter is an important tool for my organization. Paying for a subscription is an easy business decision for us.
0.00%
Yes - I use the platform frequently and want access to every available feature.
0.62%
Possibly - It depends on which features will be offered and what those will cost.
3.12%
No - I will only use Twitter for services that are available free of charge.
30.63%
No - I don't use Twitter for free, so I'd never consider a paid subscription.
65.62%


What was your initial reaction to news of the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack?

Posted May 10, 2021 through May 17, 2021 (69 Votes)
It demonstrates that all critical infrastructure sectors are at high risk of disruption by cybercriminals.
49.28%
Everyone will be paying for this attack in the form of higher energy costs.
21.74%
Governments need to work more closely with private industries to protect networks for the sake of public safety.
5.80%
It's a global problem. An international alliance must be formed to hold the perpetrators accountable and prevent future attacks.
23.19%


Social media benefits my company the most by...

Posted May 3, 2021 through May 10, 2021 (33 Votes)
Allowing us to "control the narrative" by telling our own story.
9.09%
Being able to target demographics that matter to us and nurturing those relationships.
0.00%
Giving us a way to monitor our competitors.
0.00%
Increasing our brand awareness.
9.09%
Providing ways to advertise with a small budget.
9.09%
None of the above. Social media is useless to my company.
72.73%


What is your opinion of commercial spaceflight?

Posted April 26, 2021 through May 3, 2021 (80 Votes)
It's the best hope for advancing space exploration.
16.25%
It will result in highly profitable new industries and jobs created.
23.75%
It will offer the opportunity to establish a new way of life in space colonies.
7.50%
It's little more than a hobby for billionaires.
23.75%
It will dramatically increase space junk and pollution.
13.75%
It should be heavily regulated by governments.
15.00%


What do you think about artificial intelligence systems that can outperform humans?

Posted April 19, 2021 through April 26, 2021 (98 Votes)
They are revolutionary tools for solving problems facing humanity.
23.47%
They won't change the world, but they have many practical, beneficial applications.
22.45%
There's a danger that humans will lose control of AI and there will be grave consequences.
20.41%
Some of their so-called big accomplishments, such as beating humans at games, are trivial and overhyped.
14.29%
AI is one more reason to consider living completely off the grid.
19.39%


If my employer requires me to return to the company's office full-time to perform my job, I will...

Posted April 12, 2021 through April 19, 2021 (107 Votes)
Agree, because I like my job regardless of where I perform my duties.
25.23%
Comply, because I can't afford to lose my current job.
16.82%
Go with the flow, but start looking for different employment.
13.08%
Resign immediately, so I can dedicate all of my time to find a job that better suits my needs.
9.35%
Try to negotiate a hybrid work from home / work in office arrangement with my employer.
35.51%

Given the spread of the Covid-19 Delta variant, if my employer requires me to return to the company's location in 2021, I will...
Agree because I'm fully vaccinated.
Agree if the company institutes a mandatory mask requirement and other safety protocols.
Comply reluctantly, because I can't afford to lose my job, but start looking for different employment.
Resign immediately so I can dedicate all of my time to find a job I feel is safer.
Resign because I'm not vaccinated and don't want to risk infection to myself or others.