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teens ’ mobile phone use and how those actions may relate to teen cell phone -related
behaviors. The fifth chapter looks at teens, cell phones and "adverse behaviors." It recaps some of
our previous research on sexting and distracted driving, and presents new research on
harassment through the mobile phone, as well as teens ’ experiences with spam and the
sending of regrettable text messages. The last section of the report details the full set of methods that we used to conduct the
research that undergirds this report. NOTES
6 C astells, M., Fernandez -Ardevol, M., Qiu, J., & Sey, A. (2007). M obile communication and
s ociety: A global perspective . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
7 T his 72% of teens who text figure is slightly different than previous teens who text
n umbers that we have released. The difference lies in the question wording. For this
q uestion, we asked about teens texting friends, but we did not specify the platform
( computer, cell phone) on which the texting was taking plac...
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