It may come as little surprise, but in a recent study half of the teenagers surveyed admitted they felt addicted to their mobile devices.
And over a third of parents said they argued with their children about their phone use on a daily basis.
Now, a project is underway in Sussex to help young people take control of social media and use it as a force for good.
Malcolm Shaw spoke to students Lola Ray and Chloe Turnbull, and Jane Keating and Tayler Cresswell of Brighton5.
For more information go to www.brighton5.com.
Britain has accused Russia of being behind the attack, which the Kremlin vehemently denies.Read the full story ›
An archaeological dig at Sheffield Park and Garden in Sussex has uncovered the area's wartime past.Read the full story ›
Skulls from Britain's biggest ancient collection of bones have been stolen from a church in Kent.
Thieves broke in to St Leonard's Church in Hythe and stole 21 skulls - all of them thought to be around 700 years old. Sarah Saunders spoke to Rev Andrew Sweeney and volunteer Brinley Hughes.
The head of state will greet the American leader and the First Lady at her Berkshire royal residence.Read the full story ›
Brexit: the Chequers 'deal' that was good for less than 24 hours. Plus .... Donald Trump: as he starts his visit in Oxfordshire this evening, we ask - why should we welcome him? And .... Defence: how much should we spend, when demands on the Treasury are going up?
To debate all that - and what we can learn from Gareth Southgate's England squad:-
- Stephen Morgan, Labour MP for Portsmouth South
- Layla Moran, Lib Dem MP for Oxford West & Abingdon, and
- Tobias Ellwood, Tory MP for Bournemouth East and Defence Minister
The president will arrive from the Nato summit in Brussels.Read the full story ›
The actor and singer Satinder Sartaaj has been in Kent to unveil a plaque marking the links of the last Sikh King of India with Gravesend.Read the full story ›
The mother of a diver who helped to rescue twelve boys from a flooded cave network in Thailand says she is very proud of her sonRead the full story ›
Seven years ago today the world's newest country declared independence - but since then life for the people of South Sudan has continued to be a violent, desperate struggle.
A United Nations peace-keeping force is now in place while the country's civil war rages. And that's where Maidstone's 36 Engineer Regiment comes in.
They're heading out to Africa this week in one of the first deployments of its kind, to help. Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Lt Col Mark Jones, Maj Alanda Scott, L/Cpl Charles Onslow and and Maj Jamie Walker.