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A new survey in Britain [reveals / revels] that young people spend over 27 hours a week online. This figure has [troubled / trebled] in the past decade. Britain's [communications / communicating] watchdog Ofcom conducted the study [in / on] thousands of 16- to 24-year-olds as part of its Media Use and Attitudes 2015 report. Ofcom found that [whole / while] most online content is still being accessed on computers, the [proportion / proposition] of access via mobile devices is [rapidity / rapidly] catching up. Two thirds of adults now [regularly / regular] use a smartphone or tablet. Online content has also changed considerably in the [past / passed] ten years. Today, people are spending a lot more time [on / in] watching video clips, playing games, using instant messaging and checking social media accounts.

An industry [expert / expat] , Toby Syfret, explained why more people are spending more time online. He said: "New technologies [is / are] opening up a myriad of other [possibles / possibilities] for young people. It's not just watching content. They're messaging friends and texting [at / in] the same time. Inevitably, as the younger generation [gets / get] older and they set up their own home, TV viewing consumption will be [effected / affected] ." Over a quarter [for / of] young people now watch TV shows and movies online instead [of / for] on televisions. Mr Syfret added: "A 40-inch television screen offers quality you can't get from a tablet [or / and] smartphone, so televisions are never going to become [unimportant / importantly] ."

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