As this chart from Statista shows, more than half of the teens say that they have tried to cut back on their smartphone usage, with about the same percentage again saying that they have tried to cut back.
A higher percentage of teens have tried to cut back on using social media and playing video games, but they’re also less likely to admit that they’re overdoing it in those regards.
Tech companies have begun to focus more on programs and feature that can curb phone addiction amongst teens, but a recent survey indicates that most Americans believe it’s ultimately up to the consumer to control their smartphone habits.
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