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Nearly half of US teens online 'almost constantly' - study

Friday 1 June 2018 | 09:55 CET | News
A new survey of technology use among teenagers in the United States found that some 45 percent of 13 to 17 year-olds are online "almost constantly", with another 44 percent saying they go online several times every day. The Pew Research Center figures compare to the 24 percent of teens who reported being online constantly back in 2014-15 to increased smartphone use, with 95 percent of teens now saying they have a handset or access to one.

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