7:15 How tech savvy are you as a mom? Well a recent survey of kids found that they think their moms could use some help in the techie department. See below for the results:
If you think your mom’s technology style is a little like June Cleaver, you are not alone. A new Trend survey finds that 57% of people think the same thing. The survey highlights moms and their use (or misuse) of technology and devices. Findings include:
33% of respondents say teaching their moms to use devices is like watching the movie “Clueless” and 29% think it resembles “Mission: Impossible.”
51% said they need to put parental controls on gadgets and devices for their moms while 80% believe that their moms don’t know how to use devices and gadgets properly.
54% are most worried that their mom may fall victim to viruses; spam and illegal downloads came in second at 32%.
15% said they are contacted by their mom at least once a week to provide IT advice, while 8% said they were contacted once a day.
24% would best describe their mom’s technology knowledge to a 6th grade reading level, and 19% compared it to a Kindergartner’s level.
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