Teens-and-Mobile-Phones (1)

Teens-and-Mobile-Phones(1)

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Unformatted text preview: e has become the favored communication hub for the majority of American teens. 1 Cell -phone texting has become the preferred channel of basic communication between teens and their friends, and cell calling is a close second. Some 75% of 12 -17 year -olds now own cell phones, up from 45% in 2004. Those phones have become indispensable Pew Internetin teen communication tools & American Life Project Teens cell patterns. Fully 72% of all teens 2 – or 88% of teenand Mobile Phones | 2 phone users — are text -messagers. That is a sharp rise from the 51% of teens who were texters in 2006. More than half of teens (54%) are daily texters. Chapter Five: Negative aspects of mobile phones 98 Methodology 103 Summary of Findings Text messaging explodes as teens embrace it as the centerpiece of their communication strategies with friends. The mobile phone has become the favored communication hub for the majority of American teens. 1 Cell -phone texting has become the preferred channel of basic communication between teens and their friends, and cell calling is a close second. Some 75% of 12...
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