Polls Archive

How does the quality of customer service delivered by government compare to that of the private sector?
  • Government customer service is far superior. (4%, 2 Votes)
  • Government customer service is slightly better. (4%, 2 Votes)
  • Government and private sector customer service are about the same. (36%, 20 Votes)
  • Private sector customer service is slightly better. (14%, 8 Votes)
  • Private sector customer service is far superior. (42%, 24 Votes)

Total Votes: 56

Poll Open: January 17, 2022
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted January 17, 2022 through January 24, 2022 (56 Votes)



What is your experience with cryptocurrency so far?
  • I've made lots of money. (4%, 5 Votes)
  • I've had my ups and downs but overall I'm ahead. (11%, 13 Votes)
  • I'm about even. (9%, 11 Votes)
  • I've lost a little but I'm still in the game. (9%, 11 Votes)
  • I've lost a bunch of money. (6%, 7 Votes)
  • I've not invested in cryptocurrency yet. (61%, 72 Votes)

Total Votes: 119

Poll Open: January 10, 2022
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted January 10, 2022 through January 17, 2022 (119 Votes)



Which "tech new year's resolution" is most important to you for 2022?
  • Back up my data more often (19%, 12 Votes)
  • Guard my digital privacy more closely (28%, 18 Votes)
  • Learn more tech skills (25%, 16 Votes)
  • Make sure my children's technology is safe (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Purge my devices of digital clutter (9%, 6 Votes)
  • Set limits on my personal screen time (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Shop for less-expensive internet or TV service (5%, 3 Votes)
  • Use a wearable device to monitor my health/fitness (8%, 5 Votes)

Total Votes: 64

Poll Open: January 3, 2022
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted January 3, 2022 through January 10, 2022 (64 Votes)



When it's suggested that a Tesla phone could take meaningful market share away from other smartphone makers, I...
  • Completely agree (20%, 42 Votes)
  • Think it's quite possible, though not a certainty (20%, 43 Votes)
  • Am not sure but wouldn't rule it out (20%, 43 Votes)
  • Doubt that could happen anytime in the foreseeable future (24%, 50 Votes)
  • Thoroughly disagree (16%, 32 Votes)

Total Votes: 210

Poll Open: December 13, 2021
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted December 13, 2021 through January 3, 2022 (210 Votes)



Should employers consider job seekers' social media posts when hiring?
  • Yes -- Online activity is a reflection of conduct and an indicator of how a person will represent an employer. (44%, 27 Votes)
  • Possibly -- Only if the job requires the applicant to represent the company in a public capacity. (31%, 19 Votes)
  • No -- Employers have no business prying into candidates' social media posts. (25%, 16 Votes)

Total Votes: 62

Poll Open: December 6, 2021
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted December 6, 2021 through December 13, 2021 (62 Votes)



Which most influences your decision to accept a LinkedIn invite from a stranger?
  • Groups or interests we have in common (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Personal message they included with the invitation (6%, 2 Votes)
  • Relevance of their industry or experience to my own (21%, 7 Votes)
  • Size of their network and/or how many connections we have in common (9%, 3 Votes)
  • Thoroughness and credibility of their LinkedIn profile (3%, 1 Vote)
  • All of the above -- I am meticulous about whom I allow in my network (53%, 18 Votes)
  • None of the above -- I accept all LinkedIn invites (8%, 3 Votes)

Total Votes: 34

Poll Open: November 29, 2021
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted November 29, 2021 through December 6, 2021 (34 Votes)



Which cybersecurity hazard do you fear the most as an individual?
  • Identity theft (24%, 55 Votes)
  • Inability to access financial institutions (3%, 6 Votes)
  • Infrastructure systems such as water and electricity being disabled (7%, 17 Votes)
  • Invasion of personal privacy (22%, 51 Votes)
  • Permanent loss of data on personal computer or smartphone (44%, 105 Votes)

Total Votes: 234

Poll Open: November 22, 2021
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted November 22, 2021 through November 29, 2021 (234 Votes)



Which best describes your cryptocurrency investment strategy?
  • I have invested in crypto and will continue to buy more. (9%, 7 Votes)
  • I have invested but will wait a while to see where the market goes before adding to my crypto portfolio. (11%, 9 Votes)
  • I have invested, though I plan to liquidate some or all my crypto soon. (3%, 2 Votes)
  • I have not invested in crypto, but I plan to buy some in the future. (15%, 12 Votes)
  • I have not invested in crypto and doubt I ever will. (62%, 49 Votes)

Total Votes: 79

Poll Open: November 15, 2021
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted November 15, 2021 through November 22, 2021 (79 Votes)



How carefully do you guard your digital privacy?
  • I take every opportunity to manage my data sharing. (19%, 14 Votes)
  • I normally do not share my data when given the choice, but I'm not proactive. (23%, 17 Votes)
  • I only share my data with companies I trust. (16%, 12 Votes)
  • I use a VPN, private browsing or other tech tools to improve privacy. (28%, 21 Votes)
  • Managing my data effectively is too much trouble, so I don't bother. (4%, 3 Votes)
  • Privacy in the digital age is impossible. Trying to protect it is a waste of time. (10%, 8 Votes)

Total Votes: 75

Poll Open: November 8, 2021
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted November 8, 2021 through November 15, 2021 (75 Votes)



Which best describes your initial reaction to Facebook changing its name to Meta and its plan to focus on the metaverse?
  • Awesome! I'm excited to see how Meta will innovate virtual world technologies. (8%, 11 Votes)
  • The metaverse is the next frontier -- the company is laying the groundwork to monopolize it. (4%, 6 Votes)
  • It's a marketing ploy to sell more VR gear and apps. (2%, 3 Votes)
  • Why would one of the most recognizable brands on the planet change its name? (4%, 5 Votes)
  • This is a forced rebrand to distract from increasing scrutiny of the company's business practices. (55%, 74 Votes)
  • Facebook, meh. (24%, 33 Votes)
  • What is the metaverse? (3%, 3 Votes)

Total Votes: 135

Poll Open: November 1, 2021
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted November 1, 2021 through November 8, 2021 (135 Votes)



When will supply chain disruptions begin to improve?
  • By the end of this year (5%, 3 Votes)
  • In the first half of 2022 (26%, 17 Votes)
  • At least a year from now (26%, 17 Votes)
  • When the global pandemic is eradicated (9%, 6 Votes)
  • The situation will only worsen from here (34%, 23 Votes)

Total Votes: 66

Poll Open: October 25, 2021
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted October 25, 2021 through November 1, 2021 (66 Votes)



When a website asks me to accept or decline cookies, I...
  • Almost always accept. I've found that accepting cookies provides a better user experience. (18%, 28 Votes)
  • Accept only if it's a website I trust. (24%, 38 Votes)
  • Normally decline. I do not like to share my data or be tracked, even if that results in a substandard user experience. (31%, 49 Votes)
  • Usually continue browsing the site without making a selection. (25%, 40 Votes)
  • Check the website's privacy policy before making a decision. (2%, 3 Votes)

Total Votes: 158

Poll Open: October 18, 2021
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted October 18, 2021 through October 25, 2021 (158 Votes)



Will supply chain disruptions change when you do your holiday shopping this year?
  • Yes - I will plan ahead and shop earlier than usual to have a better chance to find what I need. (16%, 6 Votes)
  • Possibly - I like to wait for deals as the holidays approach, though I am concerned that special offers will be limited as a result of shortages. (16%, 6 Votes)
  • No - I'll look for alternatives if items on my holiday shopping list aren’t available. (27%, 10 Votes)
  • I do not plan to do any holiday shopping this year. (41%, 15 Votes)

Total Votes: 37

Poll Open: October 11, 2021
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted October 11, 2021 through October 18, 2021 (37 Votes)



When it's suggested that Facebook places profit above what's good for the public, I...
  • Strongly agree (75%, 66 Votes)
  • Somewhat agree (8%, 7 Votes)
  • Neither agree nor disagree (8%, 7 Votes)
  • Somewhat disagree (2%, 2 Votes)
  • Strongly disagree (7%, 6 Votes)

Total Votes: 88

Poll Open: October 4, 2021
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted October 4, 2021 through October 11, 2021 (88 Votes)



When an operating system upgrade is released for your personal computer, how soon do you install it?
  • ASAP -- I like to have the latest software and security features as soon as they become available. (26%, 36 Votes)
  • After a Couple of Weeks -- I wait a little while in case there are problems reported by first users of the new OS. (15%, 21 Votes)
  • After One Month or Longer -- I'm skeptical of new software versions and want to be confident that bugs have been fixed. (21%, 28 Votes)
  • Maybe Never -- If my computer is working, my view is "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." (38%, 51 Votes)

Total Votes: 136

Poll Open: September 27, 2021
Is there a topic you'd like us to poll?
Let us know.

Posted September 27, 2021 through October 4, 2021 (136 Votes)



E-commerce Times Channels