Talking to Youth About Television.
This can hurt their future reputation, hurt their job or college application and follow them forever.
Smartphone addiction might also be a part of it, as well as nomophobia — the fear of not having your phone with you at all times.
This is a concern because most of the popular video games contain violence.
Biological Psychology, October
So when children use digital communication extensively, it can curtail the face-to-face experiences necessary for them to develop and master important social skills Giedd,