Teenagers are taking breaks from social media -but are you?

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We’ve been led to believe that teens are always on their phones or glued to some sort of screen. 

But a study out Thursday shows that teenagers are better at monitoring their online lives than we thought. An Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey looked at how often and why teens step away from social media sites and platforms.

After talking to 790 teens between 13 and 17 years old last December, the researchers found that nearly 60 percent of teens have taken a break from social media. Half of the teens surveyed said their breaks last about a week or even longer. That’s an entire week of no snaps, or tweets, or video updates.  Read more…

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