Teens-and-Mobile-Phones (1)

african american teens use the phone more for social

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Unformatted text preview: rdinate where they are physically meeting someone everyday or more often. Calls made to discuss school work are also fairly common: 22% do this on at least a daily basis, though 26% say they never call for this reason. Teens also place long voice calls to discuss important personal matters: Some 19% of teen cell users participate in such calls on at least a daily basis, though 36% make these kinds of calls less than a few times a week and 23% report never making this type of call. Some teens find the purposes for which they use the phone to be quite different from their parents ’ use. As one high school boy notes: "The only reason why I usually call my mom is like, if I want to ask her something or if I want to go somewhere. Or, like, what time I need her to come and pick me up. But, she interacts with us like just to see where we at, to be in our business." African -American teens use the phone more for social interaction; White and Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 68 Hispanic teens use...
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