Navigating the Cyber Life of Teens

According to a new study by Nielsen Mobile, the average cell-phone-carrying teen in the United States now sends 2,899 text messages every month. That’s up 566 percent from just two years ago.

Another recent survey by The Associated Press and MTV found that one-third of teens and young adults age 14 to 24 engaged in “sexting,” the practice of sending sexually explicit messages or pictures via text message. And a poll conducted by Common Sense Media found that nearly a quarter of all teens who belong to Facebook check their page more than 10 times each day.

via Navigating the Cyber Life of Teens – Sphere News.