Teens and Mobile Phones

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Amanda most recently presented her research on teens and mobile phones to a briefing for staff of the FTC, the FCC and the Department of Education. This presentation focuses on who has a phone, how they use them - for voice, for text, for internet connectivity, game-playing, photos, videos and music.

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Teens and Mobile Phones

  1. Teens & Mobile Phones: Texting rises sharply as mobile phones become the communication hub for American teens Amanda Lenhart, Rich Ling & Scott Campbell FTC Brownbag May 2010 Washington, DC
  2. Methods <ul><li>800 teens ages 12 to 17 and a parent or guardian were contacted by landline or cellular telephone in a nationally representative rdd survey conducted from June to September 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>9 focus groups in four cities with middle and high school aged teens (ages 12-18) conducted in June and October 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Joint project of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project and the University of Michigan. </li></ul>
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  18. Teens who pay for phone costs are more likely to do more with cell phone
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  24. Thanks! Amanda Lenhart http://www.pewinternet.org Twitter: @amanda_lenhart

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