On average, children are getting their first smartphones around age 10, according to the research firm Influence Central, down from age 12 in 2012. For some children, smartphone ownership starts even sooner – including second-graders as young as 7, according to internet safety experts.
On average, children are getting their first smartphones around age 10, according to the research firm Influence Central, down from age 12 in 2012. For some children, smartphone ownership starts even sooner – including second-graders as young as 7, according to internet safety experts. CHRISTOPHER GREGORY NYT
On average, children are getting their first smartphones around age 10, according to the research firm Influence Central, down from age 12 in 2012. For some children, smartphone ownership starts even sooner – including second-graders as young as 7, according to internet safety experts. CHRISTOPHER GREGORY NYT

Should 10-year-olds get their own smartphone?

July 22, 2016 07:16 AM