Teens-and-Mobile-Phones (1)

A high school boy described how his mother saw

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Unformatted text preview: only time I do it. It ’s usually girls that do it to each other. But guys know when you do it, they ’re like, ‘You ’re texting each other aren ’t you? ’ In other cases, texting is used to get around rules and for cheating. Pew Internet & American Life Project l Teens and Mobile Phones | 77 Interviewer: . . . What about cheating? Have you heard of people using their phones for cheating? ‘You ’re texting each other aren ’t you? ’ In other cases, texting is used to get around rules and for cheating. l Interviewer: . . . What about cheating? Have you heard of people using their phones for cheating? High school boy: Yes. Interviewer: How do they do that? High school boy: They text like, ‘What is number 15?" "This is the question." High school girl: There is this thing Cha Cha and you can text it any question and it will give you an answer. 37 Texting can be used to cover one ’s tracks. Since obviously there is no sound when texting, teens can text their parents when the background noise of their location would give away too much information on their wh...
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