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do so more frequently throughout the day. Three -quarters (73%) of teens who pay for Teens who pay for the full cost of their cell phones do more on and with their phones.
Those teens who have parents who pay for at least part of their phone engage in a more
limited number of activities on their phones. While almost all teens use their phones to
text, teens who pay the entire cost of ownership for their cell phones send more texts and
do so more frequently throughout the day. Three -quarters (73%) of teens who pay for
their own phone say they send text messages several times a day, compared with 65% of
teens whose parents pay for their phone and 55% of teens who pay for part of their
phone. In addition to texting frequently, teens who pay for their own phones are more
likely to send email and instant messages on their phone, and are more likely to send,
receive and record videos than other teens with cell phones that are fully or partially
paid for by others. They are also more likely to use social network sites on their mobile
phone, and to send and receive photos. Teens who...
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This document was uploaded on 03/12/2014 for the course INFORMATIO 101 at Rutgers.
- Fall '13