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People Britain now spend more time watching TV, gaming, and using their mobile phones and computers than sleeping. Research the British communications agency Ofcom found that Britons use technology 20 minutes longer than they spend sleeping. The average U.K. adult uses technology eight hours and 41 minutes a day. They sleep an average eight hours and 21 minutes. One the biggest reasons for this is broadband and wi-fi. People can get online almost anywhere, so they spend more time online. Many people make telephone calls or surf the web while watching television. Television was the most popular activity. Adults watched an average three hours a day.

The study looked technology and different age groups. It found that six-year-olds understand how to use technology the same level as 45-year-olds. Another finding was that people understand digital technology most when they are 14 or 15. A doctor said technology is changing the way people communicate each other. Dr Arthur Cassidy warned that we are becoming more and more anti-social. He said we are moving from face-to-face conversations because technology. He added that people are becoming addicted their smart phones. Technology also means people are working home they get home work.

 
 

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