Longer read, but a goodie from the Atlantic this month, Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
The time that teens spend on activities such as student clubs and sports and exercise has changed little in recent years. Combined with the decline in working for pay, this means Gen Z teens have more leisure time than Gen X teens did, not less.
So what are they doing with all that time? They are on their phone, in their room, alone and often distressed.
More #SPORTS for your Friday.
‘The leading edge of a much larger iceberg’: New Jersey high school disbands football team.
Demographic shifts, concussions, single-sport specialization and cost — among the same issues that have caused youth football numbers to plummet around the country in recent years — have led West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North to drop varsity football this season.
Superdata just released their trends and insights report on games and interactive media – and it touts League of Legends as the #1 game of 2017 in terms of revenue, averaging $150 million dollars a month.
Other stat highlights include:
46% of video gaming audience is female. 665 million people are watching videos online about games. The current worth of interactive media (esports, mixed / virtual media, content about video games)is $105 billion.
Full listing of the top PC games below: