and parents both struggle to get away from their phones
. Pew research
surveyed teens between the ages of 13 and 17, and the parents of those teens, who all reported having trouble unplugging. A little over half of the teens polled reported spending too much time on their phone, while about 36 percent of parents reported feeling the same. Notably, a little under three-quarters of teens say they check their phone for messages as soon as they wake up, while 57 percent of parents report the same habit.
Teens and parents reported similar rates of losing focus in class or work because of their cellphone, with 31 percent of teens reporting that problem, while 39 percent of parents report that issue.