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Kids With Cell Phones
Kids With Cell Phones

Ofcom, the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries, has released its latest report on media use and habits for parents and children and it’s probably no surprise that kids are spending more time texting and online than ever before. The report was based on a sample of 717 children, 190 of which were between three and four years old. Texting is the most prolific among 12-15 year olds who said they were sending an average of 193 texts per week.  We hope their parents have a nice phone plan with free texts available. Read the full story at The Next Web.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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