Multi-section ReportsAugust 19, 2009

Teens and Mobile Phones Over the Past Five Years: Pew Internet Looks Back

The Project first surveyed teenagers about their mobile phones in 2004 when a survey showed that 45% of teens had a cell phone. Since then mobile phone use has climbed steadily among teens to 63% in 2006 and 71% in 2008.

Multi-section ReportsApril 24, 2008

Writing, Technology and Teens

Teens write a lot, but they do not think of their emails, instant and text messages as writing. But teens also believe good writing is essential for success and that more school writing instruction would help them.

Pew Research CenterNovember 16, 2007

November 2007 – Teens and Writing

This data set contains questions about the writing teens do for school and for personal enjoyment; the electronic texts that they create; their technology ownership; and teen and parent attitudes towards technology and its impact on writing. It wa…