Children's mobile media use has skyrocketed, report shows


children-mediaChildren's use of mobile devices and mobile apps has jumped dramatically in the past two years, doubling and tripling in some cases, according to results from a large national Common Sense Media report.

In 2011, 8 percent of families with children ages 0-8 owned an iPad or similar tablet device. In 2013, 40 percent of those families had an iPad or similar device. According to "Zero to Eight: Children’s Media Use in America 2013," smart phone ownership has grown from 41...

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