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.
Internet users ages 12 to 28 years old have embraced the online applications that enable communicative, creative, and social uses. Internet users ages 29 to 69 years old are more likely to engage in online activities that require some capital.
Teen Content Creators and Consumers
American teenagers today are utilizing the interactive capabilities of the internet as they create and share their own media creations.
The Internet at School
There has been a 45% increase since 2000 in the number of teenagers who use the internet at school.
Teens and Technology
Today’s American teens live in a world enveloped by communications technologies; the internet and cell phones have become a central force that fuels the rhythm of daily life.
Protecting Teens Online
54% of parents with teenagers use internet filters â€“ a big jump from 2000. Yet both teens and parents believe that youth do things online that their parents would not like.
Teens & Parents 2004
This data set includes questions about how teenagers and their parents use the internet (October – Novemeber 2004).