Yes, teens are texting and using social media instead of reading books, researchers say

August 27th, 2018 - By jen in Teens

A new study has alarming findings, but is probably not surprising to anyone who knows a teenager: High-schoolers today are texting, scrolling and using social media instead of reading books and magazines…In their free time, American adolescents are cradling their devices hours each day rather than losing themselves in print or long-form media, according to research published Monday by the American Psychological Association.

Read full article: The Washington Post, “Yes, teens are texting and using social media instead of reading books, researchers say.”