Half Of Adolescents Say They Feel Addicted To Their Mobile Devices

The Washington Post reports that according to a report by Common Sense media, 50 percent of adolescents “say they feel addicted to their mobile devices.” The Common Sense Media poll of some 1,200 parents and youngsters also found “their parents know it (59 percent) and many parents themselves can’t put their own devices down (27 percent).” .

The NBC News (5/3, Fox) website reports that “66 percent of parents say their teens spend too much time on mobile devices.” An equal percentage “of parents ban the devices at dinner.”

Related Links:

— “Teens say they’re addicted to technology. Here’s how parents can help.,” Amy Joyce, Washington Post, May 3, 2016.

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