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Unformatted text preview: ely to call others daily or more often for almost every reason we queried – to call and check in with someone, to coordinate meeting, to talk about school work or have long personal conversations. Teens with unlimited texting typically send and receive 70 texts per day, compared with 10 texts a day for teens on limited plans and 5 texts a day for teens who pay per message. 4% of teens say they have sent a sexually suggestive nude or nearly nude image of themselves to someone via text message A relatively small number of teens have sent and received sexually suggestive images by text : l 15% of teens say they have received a sexually suggestive nude or nearly nude image of someone they know by text. l Older teens are more likely to receive "sexts," than younger teens l The teens who pay their own phone bills are more likely to send "sexts": 17% of teens who pay for all of the costs associated with their cell phones send sexually suggestive images via text; just 3% of teens who do not pay for, or only pay for a portion of the cost of the cell phone send these images. Furt...
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