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Unformatted text preview: . Limiting the number of minutes a child may talk on the cell phone does not measurably relate to any talking - or texting -related negative behaviors. However, limiting the number of text messages a child may send does seem to be related to lower levels of some worrisome text -related behaviors. Teens whose parents limit their texting are less likely to say that they have been in the car while the driver texted or used the phone in a Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 138 dangerous manner. These teens are also less likely to say they have sent text messages they later regretted, or to say that they have sent a sexually suggestive image of number of text messages a child may send does seem to be related to lower levels of some worrisome text -related behaviors. Teens whose parents limit their texting are less likely to say that they have been in the car while the driver texted or used the phone in a dangerous manner. These teens are also less likely to say they have sent text messages they lat...
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