Are Parents More Addicted To Their Phones Than Teens?

Are Parents More Addicted To Their Phones Than Teens?

For years, parents have said their children spend too much time on their phones. However, a recent study from Common Sense Media is showing otherwise. The study shows 40% of parents parents feel addicted to their mobile device, while only 39% of teenagers claim they’re addicted. This same study just 3 years ago showed 27% and 50% respectively indicating smartphone-addicted parents are increasing while teenagers are decreasing. It should be noted that this is based on the user’s own perception, but it still tells an interesting story.

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