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According to a new report done by the nonprofit group Common Sense, teens and tweens are spending a lot of time using screens—most of it passively consuming media. In other words, tweens and teens are mostly using their computers and smartphones to watch TV and music videos.

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The survey, which took place from February 6 to March 9 of this year, asked more than 2,600 tweens (ages 8-12) and teens (ages 13-18) to detail their media habits. According to Common Sense:

The purpose of this study is to offer a comprehensive picture of the use of media by young people in the U.S., including the level of enjoyment, frequency of use, and amount of time devoted to a wide array of media activities and devices. As far as we know, this is the only large-scale… survey to explore young people's use of the full range of media.

The group found that young people are spending a lot of time looking at (mostly mobile) screens. 11% of the tweens polled said they spend more than 8 hours each day with screen media—only 6% said they don't spend any time with screen media each day. Most respondents said they consume screen media for 2-4 hours a day (27%) or 4-8 hours a day (also 27%). The number of engaged hours jumped for teens—26% estimated they spend more than 8 hours each day with screen media. Among teens polled, 31% said that figure was closer to 4-8 hours per day, and 20% said 2-4 hours was their average. Again, only 6% of teens said they don't spend any time with screen media each day.

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And, per the study, most teen and tween users are spending that time watching television or listening to music.

A closer break-down of how tweens and teens spend time online shows that the bulk of their non-TV or -music time is spent playing games or using social media.

Very little of that time is devoted to content creation—just 3% among both age groups. Bummer.

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Danielle Wiener-Bronner is a news reporter.