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Children Spending More Time Online Than Watching TV

Children in the UK are spending more time on the internet than in front of the TV for the first time. Research firm Childwise found that on average five- to 15-year-olds were spending three hours a day using the internet, compared to 2.1 hours watching TV. The amount of time children spend in front of a television screen has been declining steadily from a high of three hours in 2000/2001 and was at 2.3 hours last year. However, time online has seen a huge surge, up 50% from two hours last year.

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