Teens-and-Mobile-Phones (1)

Most teens in the focus groups said they do not like

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Unformatted text preview: sked whether they had ever slept with their phones on or with it right next to their beds. More than eight in ten cell -owning teens (84%) said yes, they had done Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 123 this at some point. One motivation for having the phone nearby when sleeping is eventual connectivity. It is also worth noting that many teens use the clock function on To explore the how teens manage the deep connection some have with their cell phones, the survey asked whether they had ever slept with their phones on or with it right next to their beds. More than eight in ten cell -owning teens (84%) said yes, they had done this at some point. One motivation for having the phone nearby when sleeping is eventual connectivity. It is also worth noting that many teens use the clock function on their phone as an alarm clock. These middle school boys noted: l Boy 1: I don ’t turn it off at night, I always want to be able to check the time because I can ’t really look at the clock without my glasses so I just look at the time. l Boy 2: T...
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