Parenting Paradox: Americans Alarmed About Kids' Screen Time, But Providing Them Smartphones At Young Ages

According to The Pew Research Center and Ipsos study “Parenting In the Age of Screens,” 71% of parents are concerned about the amount of time their kids spend on media devices. Meanwhile, 31% say their kids began using smartphones by age 2 or younger, 60% by age 5, and by age 9, 47% owned a smartphone.