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Unformatted text preview: pposite, however, is not as true. Teens who text a lot do not always call as much. Texting compared with talking: Why texting is preferred over talking Texting compared with talking: Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 74 While texting is the major way teens communicate, it isn ’t always the preferred method when talking with different people. When asked to choose, teens were clear about which talking Texting compared with talking: While texting is the major way teens communicate, it isn ’t always the preferred method when talking with different people. When asked to choose, teens were clear about which modes of communication they preferred for talking with different people in their lives. For friends, who for most teens make up the bulk of their conversational partners, text messaging was dominant, with 67% of text -using teens saying they are more likely to use their cell phone to text a friend than to call. Still, a significant minority of text -using teens – 28% — said they p...
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