Do you call, text or voicenote? Listeners share where they stand on 'phoning'

Are phone calls really the worst?

Presenter Eusebius McKaiser says many people need to learn etiquette when it comes to cell phone communication.

Eusebius is not a fan of phone calls and says he prefers a brief and clear text or WhatsApp voicenote.

Read: 5 reasons behind phone call anxiety

If you really miss my voice I'll send you a voice note.

Eusebius McKaiser, CapeTalk and 702 presenter

Some people should text and even sext, but they should never call.

Eusebius McKaiser, CapeTalk and 702 presenter

The radio host asked listeners how they feel about phone calls, text messages, WhatsApp voice notes and "bluetick" notifications.

Listeners called in and sent tweets about phone call anxiety and their preferred means of communication.

I prefer phone calls and I prefer meeting people over WhatsApp groups.

Barnie, caller

I totally disagree. I think phone calls are very important because you cannot really tell how a person is feeling via text... I don't allow people to leave voice messages on my phone.

Mmabatho, caller

I actually prefer both calls and text.

Nozukho, caller

Any voicenote that is longer than a minute is actually a podcast!

Sam, caller

Listen to callers weigh in on The Eusebius McKaiser Show:


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