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Children Say Online Social Life Better Than Real One

  • Metro, Friday, April 27, 2012 3 AM

Some 59%of children born since 1995 said their real social life was online, while 48% found the internet more ‘fun’ than the outside world.  Losing access to their favourite sites or their mobile phones would traumatise them more than going without pocket money, new clothes and music or trips to the cinema. The JWT survey questioned 800 children and adults in Britain and the U.S. Half of parents questioned fear their children spend too much time online and 68% wish they would log off and engage more with reality.

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