Teens with cell phones
- Posted on Sep 13, 2018
Some statistics that we need to pay attention to…
70% of teenagers age 13-17 will check/use their cell phone multiple times a day.
57% report that it distracts them from homework.
54% report that it distracts them from other people.
44% admit being frustrated by friends who use their cell phone too much!
67% have come across racist/sexist or religious hate content on the internet.
Ownership of cell phones by teenagers has gone up to 89%.
Teenagers report preferring to text instead of talk causing researchers to believe we will start seeing a decay in social skills. We’re hearing more and more about technology addiction.
Be aware and talk to your teens!