Teen Smartphone Usage

An eye-opening infographic detailing teen internet and smartphone usage reveals how it is impacting the future of teens and turning their attention into a commodity.

According to the infographic smartphones are the new frontier of attention harvesting. Our phones consume experiences before we do. According to Youth Ministry Media, the average student gets a phone between the ages of 12 and 13 and 70% of them admit to hiding their online behavior from their parents.

Some claim smartphones encourage living in the moment to a fault. Check out the infographic and ask your teens if they ever think about the reality that what they post today might impact their future relationships, college admission and employment.