A new report reveals that half of teenagers said mobile device addiction impacts their daily lives


Half of teenagers surveyed in a new poll said they "feel addicted" to their mobile devices, and 59 percent of parents participating in the survey said they agree their children are addicted.

The poll, from Common Sense Media, reveals that parents and children said they are concerned about the impact their mobile devices have on their day-to-day lives, from driving and eating meals together. One-third of participating families said they argue about mobile device use daily.

The poll, which surveyed 1,240 parents and kids from the same...

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