The Urban Legend

Trust me or track me: how cell phone tracking affects child-parent dynamics

An Urban student looks at the Find My Friends app. Photo credit: Phoebe Grandi.

Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor

May 31, 2019

A few years ago, cell phones were the newest frontier for teenage independence. With the increasing popularity of apps like Find My Friends, however, parents have turned teens’ cell phones into location trackers. Out of 53 Urban students who responded to a schoolwide survey regarding location track...

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