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74% of Americans believe smartphone addiction is a problem that should be solved by consumers — not tech companies or the government

Most Americans believe consumers are to blame for smartphone addiction. Only a tenth of the 2,200 adults surveyed by Morning Consult believe tech companies are responsible.

Here are all the new ways Apple will help you combat your smartphone addiction in iOS 12

Apple introduced new tools to combat smartphone addiction at WWDC, its annual developer conference. You'll now be able to set limits on how much you're using certain apps, group your notifications, and enable "Do Not Disturb during bedtime."

Nearly 50% of teens in the US say they’re now online ‘almost constantly,’ according to new research

A new study from Pew Research Center on teen internet and social media use found that nearly half of teens report being online on a near-constant basis. Another 44% say they go online multiple times every day.

Google’s next version of Android will tell you exactly how addicted you are to your phone

Google is introducing time limits on apps and blocking them after bed time to try and tackle smartphone addiction.
It isn't clear just yet how serious Google is about combatting smartphone addiction.

Google could outdo Apple and introduce new Android features to combat people’s phone addiction

Google is planning to add settings to its operating system, Android, designed to help people manage how much time they spend on their phones, according to The Washington Post.

YouTube will start bugging you if you binge too much — and it’s getting a new feature to make you less addicted

Google is tackling smartphone addiction, starting with YouTube. Now, it'll bug you if you watch too many videos, and it'll give you a daily digest of notifications.

This beautifully designed ‘dumb phone’ can only make calls and send texts — and it might be the key to curing our addiction to apps

The Light Phone 2 can make calls, send texts, handle basic directions, and call you a taxi — but it still doesn't have any apps.

I take a social media break once a year — and I feel so much better

Every December, I go through a 'digital detox' that involves zapping my most used apps. Some of the apps never get re-installed.

Confessions of a screen addict: I wake up at 2 a.m. every morning to use my phone and I’m a little worried

Whether at the dinner table or in the driver's seat, everyone I know struggles to detach themselves from a device that didn't even exist 11 years ago.