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Sun-Sentinel
Movie review: 'A Girl Like Her' is an uncomfortable, powerful portrayal of bullyingAmy S. Weber Cast: Jimmy Bennett, Hunter King, Lexi Ainsworth Studio: Parksid
Movie review: 'A Girl Like Her' is an uncomfortable, powerful portrayal of bullying
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Amy S. Weber Cast: Jimmy Bennett, Hunter King, Lexi Ainsworth Studio: Parkside Pictures Run time: 94 minutes Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit organization offering unbiased ratings and trusted advice to help families... Read more
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Mashable
Who cares if cellphones might cause cancer? They’re already the worst.owners were heavily dependent on it for online access. If you own a cellphone,
Who cares if cellphones might cause cancer? They’re already the worst.
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
owners were heavily dependent on it for online access. If you own a cellphone, you’re likely addicted to it. A recent Common Sense Media study found that both parents (27 percent) and teens (59 percent) feel addictedto their mobile... Read more
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iol.co.za
When you can't look away from the screenof school, withdraw from their families and friends, and complain of deep anxie
When you can't look away from the screen
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
of school, withdraw from their families and friends, and complain of deep anxieties in social settings. A recent study by Common Sense Media, a parent advocacy group, found that 59 percent of parents think their teens are addicted to mobile... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
App review: Smashy Road: Wanted, ad-heavy arcade car chaser has iffy messages65.00 MB Publisher: RK Games Studio Minimum software requirements: Requires i
App review: Smashy Road: Wanted, ad-heavy arcade car chaser has iffy messages
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
65.00 MB Publisher: RK Games Studio Minimum software requirements: Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later; Android 2.3 and up Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit organization offering unbiased ratings and trusted advice to help families... Read more
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The Oklahoman
This dark side of the Internet is costing young people their jobs and social livesof school, withdraw from their families and friends, and complain of deep anxie
This dark side of the Internet is costing young people their jobs and social lives
The Oklahoman / Posted 8 days ago
of school, withdraw from their families and friends, and complain of deep anxieties in social settings. A recent study by Common Sense Media, a parent advocacy group, found that 59 percent of parents think their teens are addicted to mobile... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Struggling to look away from the screenof school, withdraw from their families and friends, and complain of deep anxie
Struggling to look away from the screen
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
of school, withdraw from their families and friends, and complain of deep anxieties in social settings. A recent study by Common Sense Media, a parent advocacy group, found that 59 per cent of parents think their teens are addicted to mobile... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
What's the best game console for your kids?One is a better choice for families who already own a lot of Xbox games, as the
What's the best game console for your kids?
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
One is a better choice for families who already own a lot of Xbox games, as the Xbox will play Xbox 360 titles. Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit organization offering unbiased ratings and trusted advice to help families... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Struggling to look away from the screenof school, withdraw from their families and friends, and complain of deep anxie
Struggling to look away from the screen
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
of school, withdraw from their families and friends, and complain of deep anxieties in social settings. A recent study by Common Sense Media, a parent advocacy group, found that 59 percent of parents think their teens are addicted to mobile... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kids compromise school grades using phones and TVs simultaneouslyand lower grades may be due to reduced cognitive control and increased impulsiv
Kids compromise school grades using phones and TVs simultaneously
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
and lower grades may be due to reduced cognitive control and increased impulsiveness. The study from San Francisco-based Common Sense Media found that media multitasking could decrease people's ability to get things done because of cognitive... Read more
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Boston Globe
Do you know your kids’ social media handles?their kids when it comes to technology, and the best thing is to stay up to dat
Do you know your kids’ social media handles?
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
their kids when it comes to technology, and the best thing is to stay up to date through some wonderful resources like Common Sense Media (CommonSenseMedia.org). Know someone interested in sharing their digital habits? Tell us about it at... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
This one parental habit is eroding children's conversational skillsof evidence suggests that children learn tech behaviors, like most behaviors, f
This one parental habit is eroding children's conversational skills
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
of evidence suggests that children learn tech behaviors, like most behaviors, from their parents first. A recent poll from Common Sense Media reported that some 50 percent of teens admitted they feel "addicted" to their phones, but they also... Read more
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Animation World Network
Imports Dragon Named Global Master Toy Licensee for ‘Peg + Cat’widely praised as a great S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Imports Dragon Named Global Master Toy Licensee for ‘Peg + Cat’
Animation World Network / Posted 14 days ago
widely praised as a great S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) role model for girls, and was recognized by Common Sense Media as one of TV’s Best Role Models. With relatable and funny adventures filled with upbeat music, the series... Read more
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Deseret News
This one parental habit is eroding children's conversational skillsof evidence suggests that children learn tech behaviors, like most behaviors, f
This one parental habit is eroding children's conversational skills
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
of evidence suggests that children learn tech behaviors, like most behaviors, from their parents first. A recent poll from Common Sense Media reported that some 50 percent of teens admitted they feel "addicted" to their phones, but they also... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Breaking teens of smartphone addictionAccording to a survey from Common Sense Media, 50 percent of teens feel they're
Breaking teens of smartphone addiction
News 10 WILX / Posted 16 days ago
According to a survey from Common Sense Media, 50 percent of teens feel they're addicted to their phones. The survey interviewed 12,000 people ages 12 to 18 with their parents. 59 percent of their parents say they agree that the're teens are... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Child Stages | South Florida ParentingCommon Sense Media just released a list of 50 books kids should read by age 12,
Child Stages | South Florida Parenting
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Common Sense Media just released a list of 50 books kids should read by age 12, and it’s fantastic. “Where the Sidewalk Ends” by Shel Silverstein is on there. So is “Bud Not Buddy” by Christopher Paul Curtis. “I Am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai, “Tales... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Springfield students tell education conference about their robotics program's growth, successand a master's in education concentrating on instructional technology from UA.
Springfield students tell education conference about their robotics program's growth, success
The Suburbanite / Posted 17 days ago
and a master's in education concentrating on instructional technology from UA. He also holds a ROBOTC for LEGO Programming Instructor Certification, a Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship Certified Educator and is a Graphite Certified E... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Five for Families: Celebrate families, relationships in filmin order to escape famine and reunite with their families. It is the first in a
Five for Families: Celebrate families, relationships in film
The Oklahoman / Posted 17 days ago
in order to escape famine and reunite with their families. It is the first in a series of films and also sparked a TV show. Common Sense Media says the series “shows kids that the bonds of friendship go deeper than appearance,” but it notes that... Read more
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The News & Observer
Coaching teens to win at social mediaeach day on their favorite platforms and apps – the celebrities, brands and fri
Coaching teens to win at social media
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
each day on their favorite platforms and apps – the celebrities, brands and friends they’re following. In November 2015, Common Sense Media found that every day teens in the U.S. spend about nine hours using media for enjoyment. That’s... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Smartphones: 'bottomless pits of content' damaging kids, research showswe can dive into at any point in the day. It's almost like being tapped on the
Smartphones: 'bottomless pits of content' damaging kids, research shows
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 days ago
we can dive into at any point in the day. It's almost like being tapped on the shoulder constantly." A poll conducted by Common Sense Media shows that nearly 80 percent of teens said they check their phones hourly and 72 percent feel an immediate... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Smartphones: 'bottomless pits of content' damaging kids, research showswe can dive into at any point in the day. It's almost like being tapped on the
Smartphones: 'bottomless pits of content' damaging kids, research shows
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 17 days ago
we can dive into at any point in the day. It's almost like being tapped on the shoulder constantly." A poll conducted by Common Sense Media shows that nearly 80 percent of teens said they check their phones hourly and 72 percent feel an immediate... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Smartphones: 'bottomless pits of content' damaging kids, research showswe can dive into at any point in the day. It's almost like being tapped on the
Smartphones: 'bottomless pits of content' damaging kids, research shows
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 17 days ago
we can dive into at any point in the day. It's almost like being tapped on the shoulder constantly." A poll conducted by Common Sense Media shows that nearly 80 percent of teens said they check their phones hourly and 72 percent feel an immediate... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Survey: Teens addicted to mobile deviceswe addicted to our mobile devices? It may be even worse than we admit, accordi
Survey: Teens addicted to mobile devices
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 18 days ago
we addicted to our mobile devices? It may be even worse than we admit, according to a survey by children’s advocacy group Common Sense Media. The San Francisco-based organization bills the study released Tuesday as the first to explore parents’... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Addicted to your cell phone? Four things teens and parents should knowJassmine Hairston. "I can't live without my phone. It's my life. It holds every
Addicted to your cell phone? Four things teens and parents should know
News 10 WILX / Posted 18 days ago
Jassmine Hairston. "I can't live without my phone. It's my life. It holds everything in it." A poll by the nonprofit group Common Sense Media found half of teenagers say they feel addicted to their mobile devices. The only time 16-year-old... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Survey: Many teens admit they have a wireless devices addictiondevices, but a new study found many young people themselves are admitting they
Survey: Many teens admit they have a wireless devices addiction
WWLP Springfield / Posted 19 days ago
devices, but a new study found many young people themselves are admitting they have a problem. According to a survey from Common Sense Media, a whopping 50% of teens feel they’re addicted to their smartphones or other mobile gear. They aren’t... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Half of teens addicted to smartphones(CNN) - A new study shows that more than half of teenagers admit they're addict
Half of teens addicted to smartphones
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 22 days ago
(CNN) - A new study shows that more than half of teenagers admit they're addicted to their phones. Common Sense Media conducted a poll on phone use, and 50 percent of teens who were interviewed agreed they are addicted to their mobile... Read more
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Fortune
50% of Teens Say They’re “Addicted” to Their PhonesLast week, the nonprofit Common Sense Media released the findings of a new poll
50% of Teens Say They’re “Addicted” to Their Phones
Fortune / Posted 22 days ago
Last week, the nonprofit Common Sense Media released the findings of a new poll on mobile device usage and family conflict. Of over 1,200 parents and teenagers surveyed, 50% of teens said they “feel addicted” to their mobile devices. Though these... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Study: Half of teens addicted to smartphones(CNN) - A new study shows that more than half of teenagers admit they're addict
Study: Half of teens addicted to smartphones
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 22 days ago
(CNN) - A new study shows that more than half of teenagers admit they're addicted to their phones. Common Sense Media conducted a poll on phone use, and 50 percent of teens who were interviewed agreed they are addicted to their mobile... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Half of teens addicted to smartphones(CNN) - A new study shows that more than half of teenagers admit they're addict
Half of teens addicted to smartphones
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 23 days ago
(CNN) - A new study shows that more than half of teenagers admit they're addicted to their phones. Common Sense Media conducted a poll on phone use, and 50 percent of teens who were interviewed agreed they are addicted to their mobile... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Yorio: What parents can learn from study about teens mobile device addiction - Technology72 percent feel the need to respond to a text or post a response immediately, a
Yorio: What parents can learn from study about teens mobile device addiction - Technology
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 23 days ago
72 percent feel the need to respond to a text or post a response immediately, and 50 percent say they are addicted. Common Sense Media released "Technology Addiction: Concern, Controversy, and Finding Balance" last week. The report looked at... Read more
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TribLIVE
More work for mom: Technology, social media present new challengesHealth. “The question is, we don't really know what that exposure is doing to t
More work for mom: Technology, social media present new challenges
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
Health. “The question is, we don't really know what that exposure is doing to the brain.” According to a 2013 report from Common Sense Media, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that advocates for safe use of media and technology among children, about... Read more
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examiner.com
Are mobile devices taking over your home? You are not aloneA recent study by Common Sense Media found that 50 percent of teenagers “feel a
Are mobile devices taking over your home? You are not alone
examiner.com / Posted 23 days ago
A recent study by Common Sense Media found that 50 percent of teenagers “feel addicted” to mobile devices, and 59 percent of parents agree. And beyond that, the survey indicated that excessive and inappropriate use of mobile devices are the source of... Read more
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TribLIVE
How parents can help teens who are addicted to technologypercent), and many parents themselves can't put their own devices down (27 perc
How parents can help teens who are addicted to technology
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
percent), and many parents themselves can't put their own devices down (27 percent). This is according to a new report by Common Sense Media, which also found that teens feel their parents are addicted as well. “Digital devices have transformed... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Youth Week: Talk off linebehaviour and its effects. On Tuesday, the night he offered the presentation a
Youth Week: Talk off line
Maple Ridge News / Posted 25 days ago
behaviour and its effects. On Tuesday, the night he offered the presentation at The Act, an organization called Common Sense Media released a poll of over 1,200 teens in the U.S. who identified themselves as addicted to technology and... Read more
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BC Local News
Youth Week: Talk off linebehaviour and its effects. On Tuesday, the night he offered the presentation a
Youth Week: Talk off line
BC Local News / Posted 25 days ago
behaviour and its effects. On Tuesday, the night he offered the presentation at The Act, an organization called Common Sense Media released a poll of over 1,200 teens in the U.S. who identified themselves as addicted to technology and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Multitasking is actually kind of a problem - for kids and adultscan decrease your ability to get things done well, because you have to reorient
Multitasking is actually kind of a problem - for kids and adults
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
can decrease your ability to get things done well, because you have to reorient. Photo / iStock Parental advocacy group Common Sense Media came out with a new study this week that looks at how parents and their children view their own media... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Disconnected Teensthese can be helpful tools for parents to keep track of teens and for teens to
Disconnected Teens
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 26 days ago
these can be helpful tools for parents to keep track of teens and for teens to use in case of emergencies - a survey by Common Sense Media shows more than half of teenagers say they are addicted to their phones, which can have some mental and... Read more
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Newsmax
Teen Smartphone Addiction: Always Checking and Replyingbetween ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according
Teen Smartphone Addiction: Always Checking and Replying
Newsmax / Posted 26 days ago
between ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according to a poll of 1,240 parents and children by Common Sense Media. The findings from the nonprofit group, which focuses on the effects of media and technology on children,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Report: US families struggling with teens' phone addictionbetween ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according
Report: US families struggling with teens' phone addiction
Eye Witness News / Posted 27 days ago
between ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according to a poll of 1,240 parents and children by Common Sense Media. The findings from the non-profit group, which focuses on the effects of media and technology on... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Poll: Half of teens feel addicted to their phonesA new poll by Common Sense Media shows 50 percent of teens feel addicted to the
Poll: Half of teens feel addicted to their phones
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 27 days ago
A new poll by Common Sense Media shows 50 percent of teens feel addicted to their phones. The site polled more than 1,200 teens and parents and found that 78 percent say they check their devices at least hourly and 72 percent feel the need to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Report: Families struggling with teens’ phone addictionbetween ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according
Report: Families struggling with teens’ phone addiction
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
between ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according to a poll of 1,240 parents and children by Common Sense Media. The findings from the nonprofit group, which focuses on the effects of media and technology on children,... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
50 percent of teens say they are addicted to their smartphone(CNN) --- A new study shows that more than half of teenagers admit they are add
50 percent of teens say they are addicted to their smartphone
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 27 days ago
(CNN) --- A new study shows that more than half of teenagers admit they are addicted to their phones. Common Sense Media conducted a poll and found 50 percent of teen interviewed agreed they are addicted to their mobile devices. Nearly 80 percent... Read more
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Boston Globe
Poll: More than half of teens ‘addicted’ to their phonesthan half of those surveyed saying they feel “addicted” to their mobile devices
Poll: More than half of teens ‘addicted’ to their phones
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
than half of those surveyed saying they feel “addicted” to their mobile devices. The poll, conducted by nonprofit group Common Sense Media and published Tuesday, surveyed more than 1,200 teens and their parents in the hope of highlighting the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Half of teens think they're addicted to their smartphonespercent of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices, according to t
Half of teens think they're addicted to their smartphones
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 27 days ago
percent of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices, according to the poll, which was conducted for Common Sense Media, a nonprofit focused on helping children, parents, teachers and policymakers negotiate media and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Half of U.S. teens feel addicted to their smart phones, survey sayssource of conflict in many families, with more than 30 percent of both parents
Half of U.S. teens feel addicted to their smart phones, survey says
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
source of conflict in many families, with more than 30 percent of both parents and teens reporting daily arguments, said Common Sense Media, which commissioned the survey. The survey also found that: 78 percent of teens feel they must respond... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. families struggling with teens' phone addictionbetween ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according
U.S. families struggling with teens' phone addiction
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
between ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according to a poll of 1,240 parents and children by Common Sense Media. The findings from the nonprofit group, which focuses on the effects of media and technology on children,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Eight in 10 teens in the US check their phone at least once an hourof parents admit they look at mobile devices when driving This was according t
Eight in 10 teens in the US check their phone at least once an hour
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
of parents admit they look at mobile devices when driving This was according to a poll of 1,240 parents andchildren by Common Sense Media. The findings from the nonprofit group, which focuses on theeffects of media and technology on children,... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Is your child glued to their phone? Teens believe they are addicted to smartphonesFifty percent of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices, accordin
Is your child glued to their phone? Teens believe they are addicted to smartphones
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 27 days ago
Fifty percent of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices, according to the poll, which was conducted for Common Sense Media, a nonprofit focused on helping children, parents, teachers and policymakers negotiate media and technology. A... Read more
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The Mercury News
Teens addicted to mobile devices, 59 percent of parents tell surveywe addicted to our mobile devices? It may be even worse than we admit, accordi
Teens addicted to mobile devices, 59 percent of parents tell survey
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
we addicted to our mobile devices? It may be even worse than we admit, according to a survey by children's advocacy group Common Sense Media. The San Francisco-based organization bills the study released Tuesday as the first to explore parents'... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Teens addicted to mobile devices, 59 percent of parents tell surveywe addicted to our mobile devices? It may be even worse than we admit, accordi
Teens addicted to mobile devices, 59 percent of parents tell survey
Silicon Valley / Posted 28 days ago
we addicted to our mobile devices? It may be even worse than we admit, according to a survey by children's advocacy group Common Sense Media. The San Francisco-based organization bills the study released Tuesday as the first to explore parents'... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US families struggling with teens' phone addictionbetween ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according
US families struggling with teens' phone addiction
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
between ages 12 and 18 saying their kids cannot give up their phones, according to a poll of 1,240 parents and children by Common Sense Media. The findings from the nonprofit group, which focuses on the effects of media and technology on children,... Read more
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