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Teens spend nearly nine hours every day consuming media: study

Common Sense Media says teens often multitask with media on in the background. "Everything is digital," the executive director says. "We are now in the true emergence of digital natives - that has enormous implications for anyone who cares about media, technology and children."


TEENS are spending more than one-third of their day using media such as online video or music - nearly nine hours on average, according to a new study from the family technology education non-profit group, Common Sense Media. For tweens, those aged 8-12, the average is nearly...

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