Teens-and-Mobile-Phones (1)

Sometimes they do this solely for their own amusement

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Unformatted text preview: group send instant messages through their cell phone. Responses from the focus groups indicate that AOL ’s instant messaging service (AIM) is popular among teens. AIM is used on computers as well as cell phones, and allows individuals to communicate across these two platforms. As one middle school boy explained, "They have AOL, like AIM, it ’s supported by my phone. So if one of my friends don ’t have a phone, they can get on the computer and text me on my phone." Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 102 Photos and video through the cell phone – entertaining oneself and sharing individuals to communicate across these two platforms. As one middle school boy explained, "They have AOL, like AIM, it ’s supported by my phone. So if one of my friends don ’t have a phone, they can get on the computer and text me on my phone." Photos and video through the cell phone – entertaining oneself and sharing with others. The survey and focus groups revealed that...
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