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AT&T study shows people use social media while driving

A new safety study from AT&T reveals that one in four people who have smartphones use social media while driving.

A new safety study from AT&T reveals that one in four people who have smartphones use social media while driving.

Facebook is the top social platform, as more than 25 percent of individuals polled use it while behind the wheel of a vehicle. About one-in-seven said they're on Twitter.

Sixty-one percent of drivers reported that they text behind the wheel, while 33 percent admit to emailing, and 17 percent are taking selfies.

Additionally, 22 percent who access social networks while driving cite addiction as a reason.

Of those who shoot videos behind the wheel, 27 percent think they do so safely while driving.

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