iGen: 25% of 2-Year-Olds Have Used a Smartphone

Jim Liebelt | Senior Writer, Editor and Researcher for the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University | Tuesday, August 9, 2011

iGen: 25% of 2-Year-Olds Have Used a Smartphone

A recently released annual survey from Parenting Group, the publisher of Parenting, Babytalk and Parenting.com, and the BlogHer network finds that across the board, younger moms are passing technology along to their kids at an early age. 25% of 2-year-olds have already used a smarphone.

Digging deeper into the data we see that the percent of moms who haven't let their children use a smartphone corresponds roughly to the percent of moms who don't have a smartphone themselves.

Here are some of the other findings of iGen technology use given as a percentage of moms whose 2-year-olds who have used these various technologies:

Source: AdAge