Teens-and-Mobile-Phones (1)

Among internet users 29 of the older teen boys and

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Unformatted text preview: d, 62% of all teens report using instant messaging (IM), while 38% either do not have access or choose not to use it. About one in four of all internet -using teens (26%) uses instant messaging on a daily basis to communicate with friends outside of school. Further, an additional 30% use it at least weekly, 10% use it less than weekly. Since 2006, instant messaging by teens has remained flat, with 30% of teens instant messaging daily in 2006 compared with 26% of teens who message daily in 2009. Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 89 Instant messaging is a form of communication that has, perhaps, been eclipsed by social network and texting. Indeed, many social network sites offer instant messaging Further, an additional 30% use it at least weekly, 10% use it less than weekly. Since 2006, instant messaging by teens has remained flat, with 30% of teens instant messaging daily in 2006 compared with 26% of teens who message daily in 2009. Instant messaging is a form of communication that has, perhaps, be...
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