Friday Insights: Addicted to Smartphones

27 July 2017

As we move further and further into the digital era, it can be scary to think about how much more of our time we could possibly spend on devices such as smartphones. We’re now in constant communication with people in a variety of ways – from text messages and social media updates right through to the somewhat endangered phone call.

Thinking back to a life without the technology we now take for granted can seem extremely foreign – especially for those of us raising children who can’t imagine a world without it! Our reliance on technology has meant that some have come to describe our usage as an addiction and we wanted to find out what the general public think about this idea.