Does Your Teen Text Too Much?

(SPM Wire) Teenagers today are glued to phones in ways their parents never were. But it’s no longer about gabbing with friends late into the school night, as texting has taken over instead.

The typical teen sends an average of 3,364 texts per month according to new research from The Nielsen Company.

But take heart, your teen probably is spending less time watching TV. The average teen watches 23 hours and 41 minutes of TV weekly. This compares with over 39 hours of TV-watching by the average American.

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