THE VERGE: Investors push Apple to develop tools to respond to smartphone addiction in youth
Two large Apple shareholders are questioning the smartphone maker, saying it needs to respond to what’s seen as a “growing public health crisis” of smartphone addiction in young people, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Kids are addicted to their smartphones: teens spend 4.5 hours a day on their phones excluding texting and talking times. And we don’t know the full implications of those obsessions on their health. That’s why two of Wall Street’s biggest investors are asking Apple to investigate.