What is the right age for kids to have a smartphone? It’s a question every parent grapples with.
A recent survey of 5,000 kids found that in 2021, 37% of 11-year-olds have a smartphone and 91% of 14-year-olds have one.
The pandemic changed the way kids learned and spent their free time. According to Common Sense Media, screen use for teens and tweens has grown by 17% since 2019.
NBC Senior National Correspondent Kate Snow reported that many parents feel pressure to make sure their kids are “keeping up” with their peers, can text with friends, and have a phone