Call me, maybe? Study probes how people connected during the pandemic

When stay-at-home orders were announced as one of the greatest tools in our arsenal against the COVID-19 pandemic, anyone who’s vintage enough to have watched forward-looking shows and movies— from “The Jetsons” to “Star Trek” to “Back to the Future”—might have thought America was ready to embrace a world where video calling and other tech-heavy communication options reigned supreme.