Fully 91% of teen cell owners use text messaging

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Fully 91% of teen cell owners use text messaging (textese) — either directly through their mobile phones or through an app or a website. The number of text messages sent or received by cell phone owning teens ages 13 to 17 (directly through phone or on apps on the phone) on a typical day is 30.

Source: Lenhart, A. (2015). Teens, social media & technology overview 2015. Pew Research Center.

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