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Mar 13, 2013Mary Madden, Amanda Lenhart, Maeve Duggan, Sandra Cortesi, Urs Gasser
Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.
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Data suggests that adolescents are both comfortable with new technologies, and yet not always as technically savvy as we collectively believe them to be. Read our teens research summary.
Julie Sevrens Lyons, San Jose Mercury News
Apr 25, 2008
"OMG. Hieroglyphic text-speak is slipping into homework.A national look at middle- and high-schoolers found that two-thirds of students have accidentally used instant-messaging style in their academic work, according to a survey released Thursday by ...
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Apr 25, 2008Aaron Smith
Informal writing conventions - they're not just for teenagers
Apr 24, 2008Amanda Lenhart, Sousan Arafeh, Aaron Smith, Alexandra Macgill
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.
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Anick Jesdanun , The Associated Press, Google News
Apr 24, 2008
"It's nothing to LOL about: Despite best efforts to keep school writing assignments formal, two-thirds of teens admit in a survey that emoticons and other informal styles have crept in.The Pew Internet and American Life Project, in a study released T...
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Apr 4, 2008Amanda Lenhart
Pew Internet Project researcher Mary Madden recently appeared on "All Things Considered" to discuss teens, social networking and privacy choices online.
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Mar 11, 2008Mary Madden
Teen girls have already laid their claim to many corners of the creative Web. So what are the boys up to?
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Feb 5, 2008
This data set contains questions about teens and gaming (the types of games they play, how often they play them, the platforms they play them on, and who they play them with) as well as questions about teens and involvement in civic activities. It wa...
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Ellen Lee, San Francisco Chronicle
Dec 20, 2007
"More and more teenagers are publishing their photos, diaries, videos and art online, fueled in part by social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace, according to a report released Wednesday.Almost two-thirds of online teens have created some...
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Dec 19, 2007Amanda Lenhart, Mary Madden, Aaron Smith, Alexandra Macgill
More teens are creating and sharing material on the internet. 28% of online teens have blogs, up from 2004 with growth fueled almost entirely by girls. "Super communicators" rise as email fades as a tool for teens.
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Dec 6, 2007Amanda Lenhart
A short overview of recent data from the Pew Internet Project and others on teens and online safety.
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of those who are texters say they get unwanted spam or text messages. Of those texters, 25% face problems with spam/unwanted texts at least weekly.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.