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At the Cité des Télécoms, young people, the telephone and its ancestors

Kalya was born in 2007. “The year when the first smartphone appeared”, underlines the teenager, who, like most of her peers, uses her phone intensively, instinctively, perfectly naturally. On a family visit to the Cité des Télécoms in Pleumeur-Bodou (Côtes-d’Armor), the affable young girl cannot help teasing her grandmother, Jeanine, 70: “In terms of technologies, […]

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“The telephone, a symbol of entering adolescence”

The cross : What does the telephone represent for teenagers? Barbara Fontar: Undoubtedly the symbol of their emancipation with regard to institutions, family and school, the symbol of their entry into adolescence. Or rather, for some, in pre-adolescence. Most of the time, parents give their child a phone when he arrives in sixth grade, but […]

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Do you need a smartphone from primary school?

” Myis all my friends have one! » The argument brandished by the schoolboy to get the phone of his dreams is not necessarily outrageous, since obtaining the first smartphone in France is around 10 years old. If the counter-argument imposes itself on the well-rehearsed parent (“What if all your friends eat dog poop, so […]