Teens-and-Mobile-Phones (1)

That is only 17 of female cell phone owners ages 12

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Unformatted text preview: school activity. As one Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 101 girl stated, "Using Facebook through the phone is too expensive." Another high school girl explained: more than the computer." More often, however, teens express a preference for using the computer instead of the cell phone for this purpose. As is the case with general internet access, reasons include increased cost and diminished utility of the cell phone for online activity. As one high school girl stated, "Using Facebook through the phone is too expensive." Another high school girl explained: l My email comes to me, like email from Facebook. Like ‘you have a message from Facebook. ’ I ’d rather not check it on my phone. It just wastes like a lot of time, personally, I ’d just rather … I just go whenever I can get on a computer. This comment was echoed by a middle school boy who said he goes on MySpace through his phone to "look up stuff," but not pictures and video because "it ’s diffe...
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This document was uploaded on 03/12/2014 for the course INFORMATIO 101 at Rutgers.

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