Primary school children losing ‘a night’s sleep per week’ due to social media

  • Primary school children could be missing out on the equivalent of 1 full night’s sleep each week due to excessive social media use.
  • Almost 70% of children surveyed revealed they used social media for 4 hours a day or more, with 66% accessing it in the 2 hours before bed, while 12.5% admitted using it in the middle of the night when they should be asleep.