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Time spent on mobile activities of U.S. teen smartphone users 2016

This statistic ranks the most popular mobile activities on which teenagers in the United States spent three and more hours every day as of August 2016. During the survey period, 71 percent of respondents stated that they spent 3+ hours watching mobile video on their phones.

Share of teenage smartphone users in the United States who spent more than 3 hours on selected mobile activities every day as of August 2016

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Release date

March 2017


United States

Survey time period

August 2016

Number of respondents

428 respondents

Age group

13 to 17 years

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

How often do you use your smartphone on an average day to do the following? Select one per activity. Base: Those who use a smartphone on M1–base varies by activity

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