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Officially, we spend more time on devices than TV : Time spent more pronounced among young Americans

Jun 06, 2019 - Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico)

SAN FRANCISCO - It's finally happened: Americans now spend more time on their phones and tablets than they do watching TV.

In the United States, adults will spend an average of 3 hours and 43 minutes each day on their smart-phones, feature phones and tablets this year, eight more minutes than they'll spend watching TV, according to a forecast released Wednesday by research firm eMarketer.

The change has been years in the making, as smartphones have become more ubiquitous and the ways...