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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.
- Fall '13