Kiss Your Cell Phones Goodbye!

What happens when you make a modern-day teen go tech-less for 10 days?

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Cormac Hanley
What happens when you ask a typical teen to go give up their cellphone and everything else that connects them to the digital universe?
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NBC10 Investigators
No cellphones, no Facebook, no instant messaging! Five teens from William Tennent High School: (L to R) Dave Silver, Will Toms, Hillary Gack, Alex Sellen and Laura Succa, have agreed to go tech-less for 10 days!
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NBC10 Investigators
NBC10 Investigator Harry Hairston explains the rules of the cyber shutdown. We want to see how their day-to-day life changes when they can't rely on the everyday devices the grew up using.
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NBC10 Investigators
They're all smiles now. The happy teens show off their cell phones before the moment of truth when they surrender them for 10 days.
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To help control any impulse behavior or severe cell phone withdrawals, the NBC10 Investigators put their cell phones in a lock box! We're also monitoring their Facebook accounts.
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NBC10 Investigators
The teens test out the video cameras we gave them to record their grand social experiment. You can follow their tech-less journey on NBCPhiladelphia.com (although they can't for the next 10 days!)
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