Teens-and-Mobile-Phones (1)

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Unformatted text preview: e most likely to report location monitoring through their cell phones, with one -third (33%) saying their parents engage in this behavior, more so than all older teens and younger boys. There is no difference in teen -reported monitoring by race or socio -economic status. About 10% of teens and parents both acknowledge that the parent is monitoring the teen ’s location with the phone. Another third (37%) of teens have parents who say they monitor their whereabouts with the phone, but the teens themselves are not aware of such surveillance. On the flip side, there is another small group of teens (7%) who report being monitored via their cell phone, but whose parents do not report such monitoring behavior. Finally, the remaining 43% of parent -teen pairs represent cases where both parties say there is no monitoring of the teen ’s whereabouts with his or her mobile phone. Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 136 behavior. Finally, the remaining 43% of parent...
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