Why Google’s Plan for Limiting Screen Time on Android Phones Could Be the Best
Tech companies keep talking about digital well-being lately. The idea is to ensure that smartphone and app users aren’t just whiling away their hours in a tapping, scrolling stupor, and that the time spent on their digital devices is purposeful—and lasts only as long as necessary. At its annual developer conference in June, Apple announced a feature addressing this called Screen Time. It allows iOS users to monitor how much time they spend in each app they open as well as set daily limits on app usage.