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Tech Addicted, Much? 100 High Schoolers Kicked Off a Plane For Not Shutting Off Phones

Liz Dwyer

A couple of years ago, a study about students and tech addiction found that teens described being without their phones as akin to "itching like a crack addict." Well, if you think that was an exaggeration, "100 high school students traveling from New York to Atlanta were thrown off an AirTran flight, along with their chaperones, after the pilot and crew lost patience with some kids who wouldn't sit down and put away their cellphones."

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