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Welcome to <br />Generation “Txt”<br />
OMG!<br /><3<br />C U<br />ROLF<br />JK<br />:)<br />TTYL<br />U2<br />WTF?<br />R U OK?<br />IDK<br />ORLY?<br />BFF<br /...
In 2006,51% of teens text<br />In 2009, that number shot up to 72%<br />
That’s 88% of teens with cell phones<br />
Between February 2008 and September 2009<br />Daily texts shot up from 38%<br />to 54%<br />
% of teens who are daily texters<br />Age 12    35%<br />Age 14     54%<br />Age 17     70%<br />
The average teen sends and receives <br />50 texts a day<br />That’s 1500 texts a month<br />
77% of teenage girls text<br />
while 68% of teenage boys do<br />
The average 12-17 yr old teen girl sends and receives 80 texts a day<br />The average 14-17 yr old<br />teen girl sends an...
The average teen boy sends and receives only 30 texts a day<br />
14% of teens send 100-200 texts a day<br />That’s 3000-6000 a month<br />Another 14% send more than 200 texts per day<br /...
75% of teens have an unlimited texting plan<br />Smart parents.<br />
?<br />But is texting always a good thing…<br />
Can you always express yourself in<br />160 characters or less? <br />OMG! I am so sry! Pls 4give me! I didn’t mean that!<...
47% ofall teens have reported regret over a text<br />52% of teens with an unlimited plan<br />reported regret <br />More ...
Part of that regret results from sexting<br />That is --  sending sexually explicit texts.<br />4% of teens admit to sexti...
Though some schools ban cellphones, teens bring them anyway.<br />Percentage of teens that have text in class?<br />64%<br...
Texting While Driving?<br />DWT vs. DWI<br />Many would say you are worse than<br />drunk drivers. <br />
48% of teens 12-17 say they’ve been in a<br />car when the driver is texting<br />
40% say they’ve been in the car where the driver has<br />put themselves and others in danger by using their cell<br />
It’s nota joke.<br />
Number of accidents caused by texting?<br />Too many. <br />
Teens and texting…<br />Know the facts.<br />
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Texting and teens

  1. 1. Welcome to <br />Generation “Txt”<br />
  2. 2. OMG!<br /><3<br />C U<br />ROLF<br />JK<br />:)<br />TTYL<br />U2<br />WTF?<br />R U OK?<br />IDK<br />ORLY?<br />BFF<br />LOL<br />BRB<br />l8r<br />LMAO<br />XOXO<br />
  3. 3. In 2006,51% of teens text<br />In 2009, that number shot up to 72%<br />
  4. 4. That’s 88% of teens with cell phones<br />
  5. 5. Between February 2008 and September 2009<br />Daily texts shot up from 38%<br />to 54%<br />
  6. 6. % of teens who are daily texters<br />Age 12 35%<br />Age 14 54%<br />Age 17 70%<br />
  7. 7. The average teen sends and receives <br />50 texts a day<br />That’s 1500 texts a month<br />
  8. 8. 77% of teenage girls text<br />
  9. 9. while 68% of teenage boys do<br />
  10. 10. The average 12-17 yr old teen girl sends and receives 80 texts a day<br />The average 14-17 yr old<br />teen girl sends and receives<br />100 texts a day<br />
  11. 11. The average teen boy sends and receives only 30 texts a day<br />
  12. 12. 14% of teens send 100-200 texts a day<br />That’s 3000-6000 a month<br />Another 14% send more than 200 texts per day<br />That’s well over 6000 texts a month<br />
  13. 13. 75% of teens have an unlimited texting plan<br />Smart parents.<br />
  14. 14. ?<br />But is texting always a good thing…<br />
  15. 15. Can you always express yourself in<br />160 characters or less? <br />OMG! I am so sry! Pls 4give me! I didn’t mean that!<br />Not always.<br />
  16. 16. 47% ofall teens have reported regret over a text<br />52% of teens with an unlimited plan<br />reported regret <br />More isn’t always better.<br />
  17. 17. Part of that regret results from sexting<br />That is -- sending sexually explicit texts.<br />4% of teens admit to sexting.<br />15% admit to having receivedsexts.<br />
  18. 18. Though some schools ban cellphones, teens bring them anyway.<br />Percentage of teens that have text in class?<br />64%<br />Percentage of teens that admit to texting in class at least once a day, if not more? <br />43% <br />Percentage of teen at a school that bans cellphones that have text during class?<br />58%<br />
  19. 19. Texting While Driving?<br />DWT vs. DWI<br />Many would say you are worse than<br />drunk drivers. <br />
  20. 20.
  21. 21. 48% of teens 12-17 say they’ve been in a<br />car when the driver is texting<br />
  22. 22. 40% say they’ve been in the car where the driver has<br />put themselves and others in danger by using their cell<br />
  23. 23. It’s nota joke.<br />
  24. 24. Number of accidents caused by texting?<br />Too many. <br />
  25. 25. Teens and texting…<br />Know the facts.<br />

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