Thursday, July 28, 2005

Pew's Internet Report...Teens, Technology And The Mobile Nation

Pew Internet & American Life Project released their latest report "Teens and Technology: Youth are leading the transition to a fully wired and mobile nation.

To see the Report

Some highlights I picked up:

Some 45% of teens have their own cells phones and many
own several devices that can connect to the internet

They take ever-greater advantage of this
new technology ecology by mastering features like instant messaging and
phone-text messaging on their tethered and mobile computing devices

Email, once the cutting edge "killer app," is losing
its privileged place among many teens as they express preferences for
instant messaging (IM) and text messaging as ways to connect with their

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