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Unformatted text preview: n an iPod or MP3 player, and therefore might rely on their cell phone for music, ownership of iPods and MP3 players dramatically rises after the age of 12, with well over 80% of teens age 13 -16 owning one. However, playing music on the cell phone is still popular for these individuals. Generally, there is not much difference between boys with cell phones (58%) and girls with phones (62%) when it comes to playing music on the cell phone at least occasionally. However, when looking at the statement for playing music at least once a day we see 45% of girls 12 -13 saying they do that compared with only 28% of boys in this age group. Playing games through their Pew Internet & American Life Project cell phone tends to be more of an occasional rather thanPhones | 106 Teens and Mobile an everyday activity for teen cell phone owners, but still quite popular considering 46% report doing so at least sometimes. Age trends for playing games replicate earlier Playing games through their cell phone tends to be more of an occasional rather than an everyday activity for teen cell phone...
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