INFOGRAPHIC: A day in the life of the app-addicted teen


The internet has fundamentally changed the way we engage with our world and the people in it. 

But as access and global connectivity increases, getting to know those physically closest to us has gotten a lot harder.

For most 21st century teens, life is lived through the glare of a screen. 

The clever folks at figured that a glimpse into the world of the app-addicted teen might be a key step in understanding them. 

Take a look at the cool Teensafe infographic below for some insightful statistics on what a day in the life of smartphone wielding adolescent is like. 


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