British people spend more time watching TV, gaming, and using mobile phones and computers than sleeping. Research by a communications agency（通讯机构）found that Britons use technology for 20 minutes longer than they spend sleeping. The average U.K. adult uses technology for eight hours and 41 minutes a day. One of the biggest reasons for this is broadband and wifi. People spend more time online. Many people are on their phone or online while watching television. Television was the most popular activity. Adults watched an average of three hours a day.
The study looked at technology and different age groups. It found that six-year-olds understand it the same as 45-year-olds. People understand digital technology most when they are 14 or 15. Technology is changing the way people communicate. He warned that we are becoming more anti-social. He said we are moving away from face-to-face conversations because of technology. He added that people are becoming addicted to their smart phones. Technology also means people are working at home after they finished work and got home.