Screen into the void: ‘Load rage’ is a thing with kids these days

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Screen into the void: ‘Load rage’ is a thing with kids these days

Millennials are growing increasingly frustrated with technology

Natasha Bernal

It takes many young people less than a minute to get annoyed while waiting for their phone content to download, new research has claimed.

Young phone users are five times more likely to lose their temper because of slow download speeds than older people, a new survey of smartphone users by Chinese manufacturer OnePlus has shown.

The annoyance caused by slow internet connectivity and download speeds, labelled “load rage”, is the biggest frustration cited in the lives of young people...

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