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More Than 700 Billion Videos Were Watched on YouTube in 2010

81% of Generation Y Uses Facebook

World of Warcraft Cataclysm Sets PC Game Sales Record - 3.3 Million Sold in First Day

If Facebook Were a Country it Would be the Third Largest in the World behind China and India (Over 500 Million Users)

Americans Now Spend as Much Time on the Internet as They Do Watching TV

The Average American Watches 4.7 Hours of TV Each Day (Plus Other Interesting Facts by the U.S. Census Bureau)

There are More TV's Than People Per Household in the US

1 Out of 5 Toddlers have TV in Bedroom and 43% of 3-4 Year Olds

Delayed Cognitive Development for Babies Who Watch TV

40% of Children Under 11 Going Online

American Academy of Pediatrics Recommends that No Child Under 2 Years Should Watch any TV

 ...research on early brain development shows that babies and toddlers have a critical need for direct interactions with parents and other significant care givers (eg, child care providers) for healthy brain growth and the development of appropriate social, emotional, and cognitive skills. Therefore, exposing such young children to television programs should be discouraged." 

Teens Spend 7.5 Hours Each Day Consuming Media (Kaiser Family Foundation Report)

Study on the Impact of Video Games and TV on Children's Sleep Patterns and Memory Performance

Developing Brains in Teens Becoming Habituated to Distraction and Difficulty to Focus

The Average Age of a Video Game Player is 34

Video Game "Call of Duty: Black Ops" Sets Sales Record of $360 Million in First Day

2 Billion Videos Watched on YouTube Everyday & 24 Hours of New Content Added Each Minute

Internet Surpasses 2 Billion Users Worldwide

The Average Mobile Teen Sends and Receives 3,339 Texts Per Month

92% of U.S. Toddlers Have an Online Presence

People Spend More than Half Their Day Consuming Media

More than 2000 Years of Cumulative Time Spent in Game Play During First Week of Halo: Reach

Cellphone Related Driving Deaths on the Rise

Digital Devices Deprive Brain of Needed Downtime

Digital Diversions Leave Teens & Parents Sleep Deprived

Addictive Internet Use Tied to Depression in Teens