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The use of mobiles by Young people

27-02-2015

The effects of the technology are more and more noticeable on people´s behavior. The changes on the last decade facilitated and speeded up many aspects in the daily life.

The influence of the mobiles in our lives is each time more notable… Especially on young´s lives, the ones known as the Y Generation or “Millennials”, that grown up with the mobiles as part as their lives and nowadays are increasingly dependent on them.

The way we communicate has changed, including the students´ lives, the way they study is different, virtual campus, online exams… We live on a change period where making friends and falling in love is at the same time easier and more complicated… But, finally… How does the mobile participate on young people´s lives?

On a research conducted by O2, the commercial brand of Telefónica UK, found out that:

  • 90% of the Young people check out their Smartphones before the breakfast
  • 75% use the mobile on the bed
  • 46% text during the dinner with the family
  • 35% use their Smartphones on the bathroom
  • 40% get anxious without the mobile
  • 90% share pictures online
  • 65% spend more time online than offline with the friends

What about you? How do you use you mobile phone?  Do you consider yourself part of this cluster?  

Don´t forget that life passes while you are connected! Enjoy at most the experiences that life offers you and try to find a balance between the times that you are connected on you Smartphones or other electronic device and the time you are connected to life! =)