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I gave up 3 of my worst nighttime tech habits for one week — and it was harder than I ever expected

My worst habit is using too much tech before bed. I gave up my phone, social media, and TV for a week before bed and was surprised by the results.
I decided to give up Facebook and Instagram to try and be more productive.

I’m a social media addict — here’s what happened when I quit Instagram and Facebook for a week

It was harder than I expected to give up my two favorite apps, Instagram and Facebook. However, I was surprised by what I had time to do instead.

Italy wants to treat phone addicts like drug addicts and send teens to rehab

The bill proposes courses in schools and a public awareness campaign, plus "re-education" in health centers for worst-case scenarios.
Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he made one simple change that helps him avoid becoming addicted to his iPhone

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the folks at Apple "don't want people using their phones all the time. This is never been an objective for us."

Over half of American teenagers say that they spend too much time on their phones, and they’re trying to cut back

More than half of a sample group of American teens surveyed admitted that they spend too much time on their phones and that they've tried to cut back at some point.

Almost a fifth of young people in Britain are so addicted to their smartphones that they spend more than seven hours a day online

About a fifth of young people between 16 and 24 spend more than seven hours online. That works out to two full 24-hour days per week. These sobering stats come from the UK's media regulator.
But it's not all bad news.

Apple’s iPhone addiction tools are like casinos warning about gambling, says app maker

Apple will introduce new tools to combat iPhone addiction in its next mobile software update — but wellness app maker Andrew Dunn likened this to casinos issuing warnings about gambling addiction.

Apple promises to introduce new features after 2 major shareholders raised concerns about child phone addiction

An Apple representative says the company is planning new features and enhancements designed to help protect children.