Our relationship with our phones:

IT'S COMPLICATED

Mobile phones make communication easier, but sometimes they stop us from truly connecting. We asked 2000 young people (18-35) whether their use of smartphones and social media made them
or ?
Turns out, IT'S COMPLICATED...

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For every 100 people ...
47 admit to messaging others
when they're out with friends
    Even though...
    33 of them say they hate it
    when friends do the same
    For every 100 people ...
    80 take photos to capture
    important moments
      But...
      43 of them feel they end up
      missing the experience
      For every 100 people ...
      73 say using social media
      makes them feel more connected
      to their friends
        But...
        31 of them say it can make them
        feel lonely
        For every 100 people ...
        76 say social media helps them
        maintain close friendships
        with more people
          And yet...
          32 of them feel they have
          fewer genuine friends
          For every 100 people ...
          51 say smartphones have caused
          arguments around the home
            ... !
            And...
              29 have walked into something
              because they were looking at
              their phone!

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              So even though we love using our phones...

              ...it's a good idea to look up from the screen every now and then !

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