Teens, on average, send about 120 text message a day as well as spending three to four hours on social networking sites.
Recent studies have shown that teens are at risk when texting. I’m not talking about texting and driving. Teens are at risk of developing thoughts of suicide, eating disorders, becoming anti-school, and falling into drug abuse.
I don’t text, myself, but if I did own a phone I would definitely be texting Jesus until the sun sets.
Although, researchers say that texting itself is not the root cause of these teen issues, but it does create a pathway to the problems. Teens text about relationships and view media everyday. It’s not hard to believe that texting and social media can cause such problems.