Did you know...
95% OF AMERICAN ADULTS OWN A CELL PHONE
80% OF US HAVE OUR PHONES WITH US FOR 22 HOURS A DAY
7 in 10 AMERICANS USE SOCIAL MEDIA
ALMOST 50% OF TEENS ADMIT TO TEXTING WHILE DRIVING
95% OF PEOPLE ARE ON TECHNOLOGY AN HOUR BEFORE BED
90% OF 18-29 YEAR OLDS SLEEP WITH THEIR SMARTPHONES CLOSE BY
What it's doing to our Mental Health, our Relationships & our Productivity-
New mental health issues counselors, educators, and psychiatrists are treating : Continuous partial attention, acquired ADD, internet game addiction...
Evidence proves deteriorating relational communication is linked to excessive internet & smartphone use.
1 IN 8 DIVORCES CONTAIN THE WORD CELL PHONE AS PART OF IT'S COMPLAINT IN THE DIVORCE PAPERS
1 IN 5 DIVORCES IS THE DIRECT RESULT OF SOICAL NETWORKING
EXCESSIVE SMARTPHONE USE IN STUDENTS CAUSES LOWER GPA, HIGHER ANXIETY AND LOWER SATISFACTION WITH LIFE
STUDIES ARE LINKING TECHNOLOGY TO ADHD AND OTHER CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT ATTENTION AND BEHAVIORAL ISSUES
41% OF GAMERS ADMIT THEY PLAY TO ESCAPE THEIR DAILY LIVES
LARGE AMOUNT OF PHONE USE LINKED TO UNHAPPINESS
7 OUT OF 10 PEOPLE REPORT SOME LEVEL OF ANXIETY WHEN DISCONNECTED FROM THEIR DEVICES
MANY 13 YEAR OLDS CHECK THEIR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS 100 TIMES A DAY DUE TO THESE PRESSURES...
61% said they wanted to see if their online posts are getting likes and comments.
36% said they wanted to see if their friends are doing things without them.
21% said they wanted to make sure no one was saying mean things about them.