“The overall time Americans spend on various media is expected to grow to nearly 11 hours per day this year, after accounting for declines in time spent with other media like TV and newspapers that are increasingly moving online, according to Zenith. Mobile internet use is responsible for the entirety of that growth.” Tech companies tried to help us spend less time on our phones. It didn’t work.

Today, we think it would be time well spent to read this article in full and take time to review your smartphone usage. What we liked about the article is that it offers some useful data, and good linking to the different perspectives on the arguments for and against smartphone usage. Is spending an average of 3.5 hours daily on a mobile device good or bad? Yes. You can choose to reflect on your own habits and decide if anything needs to change.

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