Teens, Social Network Sites & Mobile Phones: What the research is telling us Mary Madden | Pew Research Center COSN | Fram...
Pew + Internet = <ul><li>Part of the Pew Research Center, a non-partisan “fact tank” in DC </li></ul><ul><li>Studies how p...
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12/06/11 How often do you witness online cruelty & meanness?
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12/06/11 In the past 12 months, when you have been on a social networking site, has anyone been mean or cruel to you?
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Who is most likely to be bullied? <ul><li>In-person </li></ul><ul><li>Younger teens  (12-13) are more likely than older te...
Latest data on “sexting” <ul><li>2009 </li></ul><ul><li>4% of teens 12 to 17 have sent </li></ul><ul><li>15% of 12-17 year...
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12/06/11 <ul><ul><li>80%  of parents who use social media and who also have a  child who uses SM have  friended  their chi...
12/06/11 Parental Concern   Very concerned Somewhat concerned Total citing concerns about  negative  impact Not too concer...
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FOMO <ul><li>(Fear of Missing Out) </li></ul>12/06/11
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Looking ahead… <ul><li>Teen internet use will become increasingly mobile — smartphone adoption growing at a fast clip </li...
Thank you! Mary Madden Phone: 202-419-4515 Email: mmadden@pewinternet.org Twitter: @mary_madden Website: www.pewinternet.org
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Data in this report is mostly from the November 2011 Pew Internet report Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites, but some of the mobile phone data is from the 2010 Teens and Mobile Phones report. More: pewinternet.org

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Teens, Social Network Sites & Mobile Phones: What the research is telling us - COSN

  1. Teens, Social Network Sites & Mobile Phones: What the research is telling us Mary Madden | Pew Research Center COSN | Frameworks Meeting December 5, 2011
  2. Pew + Internet = <ul><li>Part of the Pew Research Center, a non-partisan “fact tank” in DC </li></ul><ul><li>Studies how people use digital technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Does not promote specific technologies or make policy recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Research is primarily based on nationally representative telephone surveys of adults </li></ul>
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  15. Who is most likely to be bullied? <ul><li>In-person </li></ul><ul><li>Younger teens (12-13) are more likely than older teens to say they have experienced in-person bullying over the last year: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>17% vs. 10% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online, texting or phone call </li></ul><ul><li>Girls are more likely than boys to experience bullying in every mediated context: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online - 12% vs. 4% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text - 13% vs. 5% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone call - 11% vs. 4% </li></ul></ul>12/06/11
  16. Latest data on “sexting” <ul><li>2009 </li></ul><ul><li>4% of teens 12 to 17 have sent </li></ul><ul><li>15% of 12-17 year olds with cell phones have received </li></ul><ul><li>No gender or age differences in sending </li></ul><ul><li>Older teens more likely to receive </li></ul><ul><li>2011 </li></ul><ul><li>2% of teens 12-17 have sent </li></ul><ul><li>18% of 12-17 year olds with cell phones have received </li></ul><ul><li>No gender or age differences in sending </li></ul><ul><li>Older teens more likely to receive (21% of 16-17 vs. 6% of 12-13) </li></ul>12/06/11
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  22. 12/06/11 <ul><ul><li>80% of parents who use social media and who also have a child who uses SM have friended their child. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>77% of parents of online teens have checked to see what websites their child visited , up from 65% of parents who did this in 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>66% of parents have checked to see what information was available online about their child . </li></ul><ul><li>54% of parents of online teens report using parental controls or other means of blocking, filtering, or monitoring their child’s online activities. </li></ul><ul><li>34% of parents say they have used parental controls to restrict their child’s use of a cell phone . </li></ul>
  23. 12/06/11 Parental Concern   Very concerned Somewhat concerned Total citing concerns about negative impact Not too concerned Not at all concerned Total saying they have little/no concern Your child’s exposure to inappropriate content through the internet or cell phones 47% 34% 81% 9% 9% 19% How teens in general treat each other online or on their cell phones 45% 35% 80% 10% 9% 19% Your child’s internet or cell phone use taking time away from face-to-face interactions with friends or family 31% 33% 63% 20% 16% 36%
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  27. FOMO <ul><li>(Fear of Missing Out) </li></ul>12/06/11
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  29. Looking ahead… <ul><li>Teen internet use will become increasingly mobile — smartphone adoption growing at a fast clip </li></ul><ul><li>Tablets and e-readers will bring more widespread access to social media </li></ul><ul><li>Need to understand how personal devices are already being used during school hours </li></ul>12/06/11
  30. Thank you! Mary Madden Phone: 202-419-4515 Email: mmadden@pewinternet.org Twitter: @mary_madden Website: www.pewinternet.org

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