Unformatted text preview: and Mobile Phones | 119 Those who have more expensive and expansive cell phone plans are the most likely to In the survey, we asked teens about using their phones as a source of entertainment.
Some 69% of teen cell owners agreed with the statement: "When I am bored, I use my
cell phone to entertain myself." This is especially true of girls. Some 77% of them say cell
phones are good boredom killers, compared with 61% of boys. Those who have more expensive and expansive cell phone plans are the most likely to
say they use their cell phones to stave off boredom. Some 76% of teens who have
unlimited text plans agree they use their phones to entertain themselves when they are
bored. Furthermore, those who agree with this statement are likely to have used their
cell phones in multiple ways and to use those data features often – not just for making
calls. For instance: l 83% of those who have used their cell phones to buy things agree that they use their
phones for entertainment when they are bored. l 72% of those who take pictures with their cell phones and 91% of...
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- Fall '13
- cell phone, American life project, mobile phones