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A bit more than a third of teens with phones 37 say

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Unformatted text preview: ut of their own pockets are much more likely to talk with significant others frequently through the day – 55% of teens who pay for their phones talk with a boyfriend or girlfriend several times a day, compared with 24% of those who partly pay and 26% of those who do not pay their cell phone bill. Of course, it is difficult to disentangle whether these behaviors are what drives users to select certain plans or a result of the plan selected. The purpose of teens ’ calls – signaling your whereabouts. The purpose of teens ’ calls: Signaling your whereabouts. As was the case with text messaging, teens primarily use their cell calls to report on their location or check where someone else is. Just about half of teens with cell phones (49%) say they use mobile voice calling to report their location or check on someone else every day or more often. A bit more than a third of teens with phones (37%) say they call "just to say hello and chat" every day or more often, and another third (33%) say they place or receive calls to coo...
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