Teens-and-Mobile-Phones (1)

As shown in the table below use of social network

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Unformatted text preview: at teens use for connecting with their friends, and email is not one of the primary means through which they Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 99 maintain their peer relationships. To illustrate, only 11% reported that they use email (through any device) with their friends on a daily basis, as opposed to 54% of total teens, The relatively infrequent use of email through the cell phone can likely be explained by the fact that cell phones are primarily a social resource that teens use for connecting with their friends, and email is not one of the primary means through which they maintain their peer relationships. To illustrate, only 11% reported that they use email (through any device) with their friends on a daily basis, as opposed to 54% of total teens, including non -cell phone owners, who text message their friends every day. Use of social network sites through the cell phone: Overall, teens have come to embrace social network sites, particularly Facebook and MySpace. In recent years, the percentage of teens who...
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