Unformatted text preview: ject Teens and Mobile Phones | 44 Among different types of voice or text messaging plans, teens with the most "metered" Teens on metered plans are less likely to take advantage of cell phone add ons, except music. Among different types of voice or text messaging plans, teens with the most "metered"
plans – plans where minutes or texts must be paid for individually – generally have the
most constrained and limited use of their handsets. Just half of teens who say they must
pay per message for texts send them. That compares with 95% or more of teens with
unlimited or bulk texting plans who are texters. But beyond text messaging, teens with
metered plans for voice or text are less likely than their peers to use multimedia tools like
photos or video on their phones, and less likely to access an online social network. The
only exception is music – teens on metered plans are just as likely and sometimes more
likely to play music on their phones than teens with other types of plans. NOTES
25 U nless otherwise noted, the data in this report refers to cell phone -owning teens. 26 S...
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- Fall '13
- cell phone, American life project, mobile phones