Diane Sawyer Tackles a Subject That Will Hit Close to Home for Many U.S. Families

Apr 30, 2019  •  Post A Comment

ABC News fixture Diane Sawyer will present a special two-hour prime-time report this week examining the impact of screen time, technology and social media on families across the U.S.

“ScreenTime: Diane Sawyer Reporting” airs Friday, May 3, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

“Today, American adults spend the equivalent of 49 days a year on their phone and tablets,” ABC says in its announcement for the program. “For six months, Sawyer and her team traveled across the country talking to families, teachers, doctors and even tech insiders to pursue questions, answers and solutions. From coast to coast, a question: People love the wonders of technology, but have they become too consumed with the little screens in their pockets?”

Click here for some of the stats the show compiled about social media and devices, along with details about the show.


  1. The most important of this topic is privacy issues. Apps can view your pictures/videos companies are selling your data and know all of your personal information. USA needs to start privacy laws similar to Europe. Why I’m no longer on Facebook.

  2. The special that Diane Sawyer did on screen time was an amazing eye opener
    all parents and children and grand parents should watch this

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