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Unformatted text preview: taken away their teen ’s phone as a punishment. Many focus group teens reported parents looking through their phones and the loss of the phone as a punishment. "I ’ll be, like, my mom goes through my text messages, and stuff like that, she ’ll be checking how many numbers that I got and my minutes," explained a middle Pew Internet & American Life Project school boy said, "She ’ll be like, school boy. Another middle Teens and Mobile Phones | 129 ‘Let me see your phone so I can see your text messages. ’ She goes through everything: minutes, texts, and, one time I was texting this girl, and things happened with that." Other teens detailed their group teens reported parents looking through their phones and the loss of the phone as a punishment. "I ’ll be, like, my mom goes through my text messages, and stuff like that, she ’ll be checking how many numbers that I got and my minutes," explained a middle school boy. Another middle school boy said, "She...
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