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Posted: Thursday, November 7, 2013 4:30 am

The vast majority of young children in the United States are using mobile devices and for much longer periods of time, with an even greater number of babies being exposed to the smartphones and tablets that have become a bigger part of family life, according to a survey.

Seven out of 10 children younger than 8 have used a mobile device, a figure that has doubled in two years, according to a report to be released Monday by Common Sense Media.

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