Research + News | Topic: Smartphones
Oct 26, 2018
Teens And Their Smartphones: Too Much Of A Not-Always-Good Thing?
Many teens regard their cohort’s smartphone usage as an ‘addiction.’ Read the rest of the article here.
Oct 5, 2018
‘Pocket Slot Machines’: Smartphone Apps Turn Users Into Addicts, Says Google Study
Research from two Google employees found that the “trigger, action, reward” design of popular apps has conditioned mobile phone owners to the extent that they feel “phantom” cues in which they imagine they have received a message even if the phone has not issued an alert. Read the article here.
Sep 25, 2018
Teens Sleeping Too Much, Or Not Enough? Parents Can Help
Of parents who tell pollsters their teens have trouble sleeping, 23 percent say the kids are waking up at night worried about their social lives. Read the article here.
Sep 24, 2018
Google’s Parental Control Software Family Link Expands To Teens
Google’s parental control software for mobile devices, Family Link, will now help parents of teenagers, too. Read the article here.
Sep 6, 2018
Phones Are Changing The Texture Of Family Life
Many parents think teens are too absorbed by screens. Teens agree. Read the article here.
Sep 6, 2018
This Is What Happens When You Take Phones Away From Teenagers
Parents are trying to limit the amount of time their teens spend on their phones, with mixed results. Read the article here.
Aug 24, 2018
France Bans Smartphones In Schools
Under new legislation, French students will be prohibited from using smartphones and tablets while at school. Read the article here.
Aug 17, 2018
The Love-Hate Relationship Between Teens And Their Smartphones
It seems like teenagers would appreciate taking a break from their smartphones, if only they knew how. Read the article here.
Aug 14, 2018
The TV Set Reigns Supreme At The Top Of The ‘Hierarchy Of Screens’
When asked which screen was their favorite, 70% of 6- to 44-year-olds across 14 countries chose the TV set – followed by laptop/desktop computers (22%), tablets (4%) and smartphones (4%). Read the article here.
Aug 13, 2018
Over Half Of Millennials Say They Waste Too Much Time On Smartphones
According to new data from YouGov Omnibus, more than a third of Americans say they couldn’t go more than a few hours without their smartphones. Read the article here.