Research + News | Topic: Unplugging

What Happened When 9 Teens Gave Up Their Cellphones For A Week

Within days, there were significant changes. The students were doing their chores and finishing their homework. Read the article and view the video here.

I Used To Be A Human Being: How Technology Almost Killed Me

“An endless bombardment of news and gossip and images has rendered us manic information addicts. It broke me. It might break you, too.”

By Andrew Sullivan for NYMag. Read the entire article here.

Teens Who Say No To Social Media

Some teenagers are opting out of the relentless pursuit of ‘likes’ on Facebook and Instagram—and they don’t feel like they’re missing out. Read the article here.

I Traded My iPhone For A Flip Phone And I’ve Never Been Happier

A teenage tells the tale of using a flip phone after breaking their iPhone. Read the story here.

The Anti-Cellphone Tech Used by Dave Chappelle, Louis C.K., and Guns N’ Roses

A company called Graham Dugoni has created a small case that locks phones away, preventing audience members from taking pictures and videos at concerts and performances. Read the article here.

Majority of Vacationers Unable to Unplug

Despite good intentions, 55% of travelers who intend to unplug from their digital devices on vacation are unable to do so. Read the article here.

Dad: Unplugged

One dad writes about what it was like to spend his Father’s Day unplugged. Read the article here.

3 Places Families Should Make Phone-Free

Common Sense Media helps us take back family time and set an example for our kids by creating tech-free zones in the most important areas of our lives.

Read the article here.

Becoming (Dis)Connected

Brand encourage people to separate from their screens. Read the article here.

Unplugging: Majority of Americans Try to Disconnect from Tech; 45% Try Weekly

It can be a real challenge to put away our plethora of devices and take the time to focus on what’s in front of us. It’s no wonder then that some felt a day dedicated to the effort of putting away these devices was a necessity. This year’s National Day of Unplugging falls between March 4th and 5th.

Read the full article here.