Teens-and-Mobile-Phones (1)

and some times phone sharing is simply about

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Unformatted text preview: es he ’ll be going to a sleepover or something and my parents will say, ‘[Name,] let him take your phone. ’" Other teens told of sharing a phone with a parent prior to getting a phone of his or her own, as with this middle school girl: "Sometimes when I didn ’t have my cell phone, like if I was going somewhere like the mall, my mom would give it to me, because I take the bus a lot, and the train a lot, like all the time." And some times phone sharing is simply about convenience and proximity. Said one younger high school boy, "My brother never has his phone, and I ’m always with my brother, so I let him use my phone." Sharing a Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 30 cell phone is not related to a teen ’s sex, race, ethnicity or socio -economic status. Phone sharing is reported equally across demographic groups. bus a lot, and the train a lot, like all the time." And some times phone sharing is simply about convenience and proximity. Said one younger high school boy, "M...
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