Most 2-Years-Olds Use Mobile Media Devices

By the time children are 1 year old, one in seven uses a mobile device for at least an hour a day, according to a study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in San Diego. Of children younger than 1 year, 52 percent had watched television shows, 36 percent had touched or scrolled a screen, 24 percent had called someone, 15 percent used apps, and 12 percent played video games. By age 2, most kids were using mobile devices in some way. Their usage increased as they aged.

Mobile Media Devices


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