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Unformatted text preview: sult of confusion from trying to maintain multiple threads of text -based conversation with multiple partners at once. A high school girl explained, "It ’s confusing though, cause somebody will text you and you ’ll text them back and they will, like somebody else will send you a text message and you ’ll be like, ‘Wait what? ’ And I text the wrong thing and it causes a lot of drama." Some of the regrets expressed in the sessions were not about the content of messages, Pew Internet & American Life Project Teens and Mobile Phones | 153 but rather the setting in which they were exchanged, especially when it violated school rules. Some of the teens were caught texting and had their handsets confiscated by you ’ll be like, ‘Wait what? ’ And I text the wrong thing and it causes a lot of drama." Some of the regrets expressed in the sessions were not about the content of messages, but rather the setting in which they were exchanged, especially when it violated school rules. Some of the teens were caught texting and had their handsets confiscated by teachers or administrators, leaving them wit...
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