According to the Pew Research Center, 90% of Americans own a phone:
- 67% of cell owners find themselves checking their phone for messages, alerts, or calls — even when they don’t notice their phone ringing or vibrating.
- 44% of cell owners have slept with their phone next to their bed because they wanted to make sure they didn’t miss any calls, text messages, or other updates during the night.
- 29% of cell owners describe their cell phone as “something they can’t imagine living without.”
Recent statistics also show that 70% of cell phone owners and 86% of smart phone owners have used their phones in one or more of the following ways in the past 30 days:
- Coordinate a meeting or get-together &…