According to Pew Research done in 2013, the average teen sends 3,339 texts a month and teens ages 8 to 18 spend more than seven hours a day using entertainment media, Mike Madsen, product manager of the youth.lds.org website, said at the LDSTech Conference on Oct. 17 at the Salt Lake Institute of Religion adjacent to the University of Utah campus. “The youth are plugged in,” he said. The way to reach them is with technology, and the Church has seven products that can help strengthen the youth:
1. The gospel library app for Android and Apple devices. “Invite the youth to engage in the app,” said Brother Madsen.