Nearly half of Italian students are web dependent - study

Monday 14 May 2018 | 15:35 CET | News
Around 45 percent of Italian students aged 11 to 25 are "web dependent", spending at least 5 to 6 hours a day connected to the internet, reports La Repubblica, citing a survey conducted for the Italian police force's 'Una vita da social' ('A social life') campaign. The survey of 6,671 students also confirmed concerns about the issue of smartphone addiction among children, revealing that respondents check their handset up to 20 times per hour, with 60 percent posting a selfie once a week and 14 percent at least once a day.

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