Listen: Your kids are playing even more Fortnite than you think
"Talking tech is brought to you by wicks dot com with wicks you can use artificial design intelligence to create a stunning website right from your phone in five minutes or less. Just go to wicks dot com. That's W I X dot com and create your professional website today. Survey says that kids are playing fortnight in the class. What can parents do on Jefferson Graham with USA today? You're listening to talking tech as you probably know if you're a parent fortnight is the game of twenty eighteen that is an obsession with kids played by over two hundred million of them and probably your kids as well. The game can be played solo Orrin teams or squads as part of a multi player match known as battle ROY out, the advocacy group common sense joined up with survey monkey for a study to find out how big fortnight has become among the high level results of the study which have been released exclusively the USA today is that about one in five parents find it at least moderately difficult to get kids off the game and about a quarter say that they're concerned about how. Much time. Their kid is playing. Meanwhile, twenty-seven percent teens admitted that they were playing fortnight in the classroom. Not a good idea. Now half the teens revealed in a study that fortnight helps them keep up with France. And half of them say it helps with teamwork while forty four percent said they made a friend online while playing and thirty nine percent say they'd bonded with brother or sister to sixty one percent of the teens overall say they played the game. But that percentage is lower compared to the teens who say they use Snapchat, which is seventy three percent and Instagram which is seventy four percent. So fortnight has a ways to go. So if you want to divert your kids away from fort night, one tip offered in the study is the play the game yourself and compete against your kids. That'll stop them. Of course, you always wanna put limits by time families are choosing all sorts of limits. Up to half an hour to ninety minutes a day with the higher limit reserve safe for the weekend either way USA days Ed bay who just wrote a story about the fortnight phenomenon suggests that you tell your kids that they can't play after a certain hour of day and don't let them take device to bed. Good luck. With that one. Parents how are you dealing with Fortinet in your kids? Let's talk about it on Twitter where I'm at Jefferson Graham, you've been listening to talking pet. Please subscribe on apple podcast, please favorite the show on Stitcher, which helps more people find the show and as always thanks everyone for listening. Talking tech is brought to you by wicks dot com. When you're ready to get your website up and running you wanna be able to do it quickly and efficiently and wicks dot com. Got you covered they developed artificial design intelligence that creates a stunning website for you with wicks, you can create your own professional website right from your phone, which means you can open your own online store portfolio or blog wherever you are. How's that for efficient? Just go to wicks dot com. Decide what you need a website for pick your style at your own images link your social accounts and just like that your website is ready. You look amazing on every device desktop and mobile and it takes less than five minutes. Plus, you can do it with one hand. So it's time to get started. Go to wicks dot com. That's W I X dot com and create your very own beautiful professional website today."