Teens-and-Mobile-Phones (1)

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Unformatted text preview: en eclipsed by social network and texting. Indeed, many social network sites offer instant messaging functionality for users within the network. This is reflected in the comments of a high school girl who said, "The only time I ever, like, instant message, is when you are in Facebook, there ’s a part of it ...where you can." Instant messaging is one form of communication for which older teen girls are not the dominant users. Instead, older girls share the mantle with older boys. Among internet users, 29% of the older teen boys and girls (14 -17 year -olds) and 25% of the younger teen boys (12 -13) use instant messaging on a daily basis. Further, the data reflect that only about half as many younger teen girls use instant messaging (12%). It is perhaps not surprising that the more frequently a teen uses the internet, the more likely he is to use instant messaging. One third (32%) of teens who use the internet on a daily basis also make daily use of instant messaging. Email: The least likely to be us...
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This document was uploaded on 03/12/2014 for the course INFORMATIO 101 at Rutgers.

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