Teens Are Addicted to Socializing, Not Screens

Screenagers in the time of coronavirus

Teenager on her phone.
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I cannot remember a period in my research when parents weren’t wringing their hands about kids’ use of screens.

The majority of young people are going batshit crazy living a life wholly online.

researcher of technology & society | Microsoft Research, Data & Society, NYU | zephoria@zephoria.org