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Are you addicted to your smart phone?

Some experts are worried about rising rates of addiction among younger generations — addiction to drugs like smartphones,  apps, and social media. Almost half of over 2,000 youth in a recent survey said they “couldn’t live without” their phones. Long Beach teens are no different. Psychologically, I go crazy because I don’t have my phone. It’s weird not having my phone with me because I always have it. It’s not normal.” An article on that research and its meaning for area youth is on Voicewaves.

Close up of friends with circle of smart phones

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This entry was posted on October 29, 2015 by in Print, Voicewaves and tagged , , .

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