With the pandemic, many of us were thrown into a technological world by remote work or learning and even using the internet as a way to stay connected with family and friends.
Over the past year, depression and anxiety among kids have skyrocketed and experts say their reliance on tech for school and play has a part. Tonight, News5's Elizabeth Watts is exploring the world of tech addiction as one expert called it the new “gateway drug” and exploring ways we can rebound from it.
Many of us became more reliant on tech during the pandemic, and these new habits can be hard to quit. How much time do you spend online every day? Voting for this survey has closed — here are the results:
- 44% said 3 to 4 hours
- 35% said 5 hours or more
- 22% said 1 hour or less
Editor's note: This survey is not based on scientific, representative samples and is solely for KOAA purposes.