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Heavy social media use linked to poor sleep

7 monthes ago   |   By BBC

Teenagers spending more than three hours on their phones are more likely to sleep badly, a study suggests.
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Three hours a day or more on social media interrupts teenagers' sleep, scientists say

Three hours a day or more on social media interrupts teenagers' sleep, scientists say

7 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Teenagers' social media use and sleeping patterns were analysed by University of Glasgow. More than one in three were 'high users' who were are up to 70 per cent more likely to stay up past 11pm.
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