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52% Parents feel ‘More Addicted’ to their Mobiles than Teens!

52% Parents feel 'More Addicted' to their Mobiles than Teens!

Excessive device usage is a growing problem in the 21st century.

According to a new survey, parents are more troubled by their ‘addiction’ than their teens.

Common Sense Media in its latest survey titled ‘The New Normal: Parents, Teens, and Devices Around the World’ has found that 29% teens sleep with a mobile device in bed while 12% of parents do the same.

Interestingly, 52% of parents feel concerned about the amount of time they spend on their devices as compared to 39% of teens.

Parents also feel more addicted to their devices as compared to teens who do not feel as addicted.

More teens wish their parents would get off their devices.

39% of teens feel that their parents spend too much time on their devices.

When it comes to device-use affecting relationships, 28% of parents feel their teen’s use of the mobile device has hurt their relationship.

However, most parents and teens feel the device use has had no impact on the relationship.

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