Library access is particularly important to African American, and to a lesser extent E-S Hispanic students. One quarter of low income teens (HHI under $30K) and 25% of African American teens say they go online most often from school, compared to 15% of online teens overall. Fewer low SES and African American teens go online daily 53% of af-am, vs 67% of white teens 75% of high income teens go online daily, compared to 39% of low SES teens. Slight decrease in teens going online from home since we first asked – broader use/access and also wide variety of access points/mobile access. 57% of all Americans go online via broadband from home
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ComScore Media Metrix chart showing likelihood of twitter use as deviating from the mean.
Overall number is newest from Feb 08 – other data is older Nov 07 Profile not nec on a social network – tho 90% are Not all SNS users have a profile – small 4-5% say they do not
Data from writing survey (fall 2007) All activities down since Nov 2006 (one year earlier) – could be functionality of site, or site they use has changed, or it could signal fatigue with SNS.
Nov 2007 data
Nov-Dec 2008 data If we just look at age 18-24 (college age young adults) Email, news, and twitter numbers are similar SNS numbers higher – 83% for 18-24 IM slightly higher 63% for 18-24
* Data from 2004.
August 2006 data
Video social networking: Seesmic, 12 seconds, tokbox…
Teens and Social Media An Overview Amanda Lenhart New York Department of Health & Mental Hygiene April 10, 2009