Smartphones and the Thin Line between Effective Communication and Overwhelming Addiction


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Did you know that 85% of people admit they’d rather give up drinking water than delete all their apps?

Laurens ten Hagen‘s insight:

37% of adults and 60% of teenagers admit they are addicted to their smartphones, according to a recent study from Confused. Most of them would rather give up drinking water than delete all their applications. The smartphone apps most widely used are ones for checking email, waking up in the morning, finding dates, navigating to work and “feeling happy.”

Among other interesting findings, the study revealed that 81% of smartphone users always keep their phones on, even in bed, while 51% of adults admit they would have a hard time parting with their precious device while socializing or even using the bathroom.

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