Australian Council on Children and the Media

New US report finds that teens feel addicted to their phones, causing tension at home May 3, 2016

A new report issued today by US organisation Common Sense Media finds that 50 percent of teens "feel addicted" to mobile devices, and 59 percent of their parents agree that their kids are addicted. Additionally, parents and children are concerned about the effects mobile device use has on their daily lives -- from driving to mealtimes -- with over one-third of the families in the Common Sense poll arguing about it daily.

The Common Sense poll surveyed 1,240 American parents and their children from the same households (620 parents, 620 kids)

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