Mobile Media Use by Children is Skyrocketing

Here’s another indication that technology has become an integral part of our daily lives. A new study says nearly 2 out of 5 toddlers have used a smartphone or tablet in the past two years.

The latest study of media use by Common Sense Media finds that 75% of children now have access to some sort of mobile device (smartphone or tablet), while the amount of time children are using those devices has tripled to, on average, 15 minutes per day.

Other findings from the survey:

  • The number of kids who use mobile devices has nearly doubled (