Young Americans can't live without their mobile phones

Most Americans under the age of 50 love their mobile phones, and say they can’t live without it, according to a recent Harris Poll survey.

The survey, charted for us by Statista, says 44% of US adults have difficulty unplugging from their cell phones, with the trend becoming clearer among younger people.

In particular, both the Millennials and Generation X’ers picked mobile phones as the top device they can’t let go, far outpacing their obsession with TVs or PCs. The opposite was true for people aged over 50, with mobile phones coming in last.

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