digital distraction

Digital distraction is an issue involving an overwhelming amount of college students, with more than 90 percent of students admitting to using their cell phones, laptops and other devices for recreational purposes during class time. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Study: 86 Percent of College Students Text Message Throughout Class

Text messaging, specifically, dominated as the students’ top activity with 86 percent of students admitting to texting throughout class times.