Teenagers prefer to communicate with the smartphone than in person

Teenagers prefer to communicate with the smartphone than in person

Social networks and instant messaging applications are undoubtedly part of our day to day. The mobile population uses the smartphone for almost everything , and that is having that device all in one that saves us in some cases turning on the PC, charging with a camera …

However, this can reach unsuspected limits, and is that young people already prefer to communicate with new technologies , instead of doing it in person.

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Teenagers prefer to communicate with the smartphone than in person

In a study seen in” .>Only one third of the adolescents surveyed preferred to communicate face to face , although it seems that up to 45% of them are aware of the problem that this entails. The population of the study was composed of 1,100 young people between 13 and 17 years old, 89% of them having a smartphone or tablet. 16% admitted to constantly consult their smartphone, 38% several times over an hour and only 56% had the phone in silent mode.

Instant messaging is the queen of preferences, and is that only 10% preferred the video call format compared to other alternatives. 13% admitted to having suffered cyberbullying, and up to 64% admitted to having found in the network content related to it. More than half of the sample, 57%, think it is difficult to concentrate at the time of studying with the phone on top , and even that firms use smartphones to have them more controlled.

Worrying data for a young population that is born and grows practically with the smartphone in their hands, a useful and necessary gadget, but that must be used with the utmost care and moderation to avoid falling into this type of problem . Communication is fundamental in people, and there will never be a better way to convey our message than by doing it in person.

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