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examined in the context of teens ’ communications choices more broadly. In this survey,
teens report that when socializing or communicating with friends, texting is the most
frequent form of interaction. Indeed, when looking at all teens regardless of their access
to either a mobile phone or the internet, 54% report using texting on a daily basis in
order to socialize or communicate with friends. Mobile voice is used daily by 38% of
teens. Further down the list are interacting with friends face -to -face outside of school
(33%), talking on a landline telephone (30%), communicating daily via social network
sites (25%), and instant messaging (24%). Email was the least used communication
activity, with only 11% reporting that they use it on a daily basis. It is notable that texting and mobile voice are the most common platforms of
communication between friends for all age groups. Communicating through social
network sites (SNS), landline, face -to -face and instant messaging (IM) cluster
somewhat lower in the ordering of...
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This document was uploaded on 03/12/2014 for the course INFORMATIO 101 at Rutgers.
- Fall '13