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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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This document was uploaded on 03/12/2014 for the course INFORMATIO 101 at Rutgers.
- Fall '13