‘Dumb’ Phones Becoming A Smart Choice For Those Looking To Break Their Internet Addictions

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Sales of “dumb” phones are growing as people get sick of being constantly buzzed by social media.

Data shows that the average American spends nearly three hours per day on their smartphone. Dr. Daria Kuss, a chartered psychologist who studies the “compulsive use” of smartphones, has warned that users can develop a genuine addiction.

“They may be afraid to miss out on anything that may be happening on their social media channels being one of the reasons why they use it compulsively and this may lead to symptoms that have been associated with addiction like withdrawal, preoccupation and loss of control.”

 

Earlier this year, Apple introduced a new feature called Screen Time that lets you track time spent on your handset.

Read more at NY POST.

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