Reports: 2 in 5 kids use gadgets before speaking

SAN FRANCISCO

A new report finds that nearly 2 in 5 children have used a mobile device before they could even speak a full sentence.

A study by Common Sense Media finds that 38 percent of children under the age of two have used a smartphone or tablet for playing games, watching videos, and other uses.

That's up from just 10 percent in 2011. And by the time kids turn 8 that number jumps to 72 percent.

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