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Mums spend more time taking photographs and videos of their children to share on social media, than they do parenting them.

New research reveals that almost a quarter (23%) of UK mums spend more than 12 hours every day on gadgets such as mobile phones, laptops and tablets. One in ten of mums (12%) also admitted to spending 9-12 hours a day on devices, which means over a third (35%) of UK mums spend at least 9 hours a day on their gadgets.

Half of these mums (54%) admitted most of the time on their gadgets was spent on social media platforms, and a third (33%) said they were taking photos and videos of their children to share on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

The poll of 2,000 UK mums, with children aged between 0-16, was commissioned by, a mobile phone and tech insurance company. The results show that mums in England are in fact the worst culprits for spending time...

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