Codebreaker

Teens text even more than before; experts cite those new shoes Megan is wearing as cause

John Moe Mar 20, 2012
Codebreaker

Teens text even more than before; experts cite those new shoes Megan is wearing as cause

John Moe Mar 20, 2012


60 texts a day. That’s how many these teenagers today are sending and it’s up from 50 texts a day a couple of years ago, according to a new report by Pew. 14-17 year olds had the biggest leap, going from 60 a day to 100 a day.

Mashable sums up:

Texting is by far the most popular way for teens to communicate. While 63% of teens say they text every day, only 39% said they make calls on their phones on a daily basis or send messages through social networking sites (29%). In addition, 35% said they socialize face to face outside of school. The big loser in teen communication is email, with only 6% of teens using it as a means to communicate with friends.

Poor email. The kids just don’t love you anymore. 

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