Teenage girls find it more difficult to quit social media than boys

When asked about the idea of ​​giving up social media, 54 percent of teens say it will be at least a little harder to quit, while 46 percent say it will be at least somewhat easier.

“Adolescent girls are more likely than teen boys to express that it will be difficult to quit social media (58 percent versus 49 percent),” the survey findings suggest.

Conversely, a quarter of teenage boys say it would be too easy to quit social media, while 15 percent of teen girls say the same.

“Older teens also say they will have difficulty quitting social media. About six-in-ten teens aged 15 to 17 say they will have at least some difficulty quitting social media. A younger 13- to 14-year-old Part- Older people think it will be difficult,” the survey revealed.

When considering the amount of time they typically spend on social media, a majority of American teens (55 percent) say they spend the right amount of time on these apps and sites, compared to nearly a third of teens (36 percent) say That they spend too much time on social media.

In addition to online platforms only, most teens have access to digital devices such as smartphones (95 percent), desktop or laptop computers (90 percent) and gaming consoles (80 percent).

The study shows that the number of daily adolescent internet users has increased from 92 per cent in 2014-15 to 97 per cent today.

Furthermore, the share of teens who say they are online has nearly doubled since 2014-15.

Adolescents’ access to smartphones has increased over the past eight years, but their access to other digital technologies such as desktop or laptop computers or gaming consoles remains statistically unchanged, the survey said.

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