Teens-and-Mobile-Phones (1)

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Unformatted text preview: ample, when asked about internet use with the cell phone, one boy in middle school replied, "I get on MySpace a lot but that ’s it." A high school girl in another session explained that she used to go online for other purposes with her cell phone, "but now it ’s just Facebook." The focus group sessions indicated that Facebook and MySpace are the most frequently used social network sites through the cell phone, with a handful of teens also using it for Twitter. In some cases, the teens preferred using their cell phones over the computer for accessing social network sites, illustrated by the following remark from a boy in middle school: "I usually use Twitter and Facebook a lot on my phone. I use them on my phone more than the computer." More often, however, teens express a preference for using the computer instead of the cell phone for this purpose. As is the case with general internet access, reasons include increased cost and diminished utility of the cell phone for online Pew Internet & American high...
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This document was uploaded on 03/12/2014 for the course INFORMATIO 101 at Rutgers.

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