Smartphone College Habit: How Bad Is It?

You think college students are joined at the ear with their smartphones. Daddy, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet.

College is back in session after the long four-day weekend in the United States, but it’s not just students who are back into the routine–so are their ears and headsets — attached as ever to the ever handy smartphone.

How prevalent is this? Please! This data-packed infographic from Hackcollege breaks down just how attached today’s kids on campus are to their wireless devices. What have we wrought? LOL

Generation Mobile
Created by: HackCollege

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Eric Mack

Eric Mack is aNewDomain's news editor and senior editor at GroovyPost. He's been covering tech off and on since the 1990s when not roaming from Alaska to Asia. He also contributes to CNET, BYTE, PC World, Edmunds and NPR.

  • At the research university in which I’m employed, smart phones and such devices are banned in most auditoriums, classrooms and lecture halls.