Thursday, September 07, 2017

Teenagers spend the equivalent of more than 40 full days a year looking at their mobile phones...

It seems teenagers really are addicted to their phones.

The average teen spends nearly 41 days of the year glued to their mobile – or two hours and 40 minutes a day, research has discovered.

The study of 1,500 parents with teenagers living at home found that youngsters from Liverpool clocked up the most time on their phones, with 48 days spent texting and browsing apps.

Teens from Glasgow and Cardiff came third and second. London teens came bottom of the list with 37 days.

Vix Leyton, of broadbandchoices, which commissioned the study, said mobile phones are ‘increasingly our portal to 24-hour shopping, news in real time and our chief mode of entertainment’. Full story...

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