Teens with internet-enabled phones will have more sex with fewer condoms, research at the University of Southern California has found. And the mobe-inspired jigjig was more likely to be with a stranger they met on the internet. Having a smartphone opened up "a risky avenue" said the researchers: finding a correlation between …
Researchers always forget...
Researchers always forget that kids Lie!!!
"I had sex yesterday!"
"so did I"
"Oh yeah, who with?"
"Umm, some chick I met on the internet."
"Seriously, I found her thanks to my smartphone..."
Other correlations to check
Of course, there could be other correlations here:
Do teenagers from better-off families (thus: more likely to have a smartphone) have more sex?
Do teenagers who's parents don't disciplinary them (parents who spoil their kids being more likely to give the kid a smartphone and data plan) have more sex?
Do the socio-economic leanings of the parents have an impact? (more modern-liberal parents being more likely to give the kid a phone than more modern-conservative parents)
So it wasn't my sparkling personality that saw me ending up in bed with a very charming nordic student, then, it was my my smartphone- FML :D
No confounding factors were present in this research, no sir, none at all.
And the respondents weren't self-selected, oh no, not in any way.
What a load of bull.