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Just 9 of teens say they use both and an additional 7

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Unformatted text preview: ocus groups spoke of texting one parent while calling another. "Well, my brother at college, we text a lot during the day and then my mom hates texting so I always call her," explained a high school girl. "And then my dad thinks he ’s cool when he texts so he always texts me." Texting edges out voice calling as the primary way these teens contacted significant others. A bit less than half of texting teens (42%) who have a boyfriend or girlfriend say Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 75 they primarily text one another, and another quarter (26%) say they mostly talk with their significant other. Just 9% of teens say they use both, and an additional 7% said Texting edges out voice calling as the primary way these teens contacted significant others. A bit less than half of texting teens (42%) who have a boyfriend or girlfriend say they primarily text one another, and another quarter (26%) say they mostly talk with their significant other. Just 9% of teens say th...
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