by Audrey Mladina
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Adults: More men use the
internet by a small margin!
Whites use the internet the most,
followed by blacks, then
Age: 18-29 uses the most
95% of computer/internet
users live in a $75,000+
College grads use more
Communities where internet is used:
Suburban, followed by Urban, then
Most internet is accessed
from home, followed by
Teenage girls tend to use
more internet than teenage
The larger margin of users are
white older teenagers.
62% of suburban community teens use the
internet, compared to 25% in rural areas
and 23% in urban areas.
Did you know?: 1 out of every 3 teens has
played a computer game at school (as part
of an assignment!)
School classes using writing
every day: 50%.
The most part of that writing is taking notes,
while some is for creative purposes. Writing in
school is least often used for writing music and
Writing in school: 82% of teens say the writing
they do mostly is one paragraph to one page
Teens using social networking tools: 85% (age 12-17)
using things like texting, emails, instant
messaging, facebook, myspace, twitter, livejournal,
Does texting count as writing?
60% of teens think not.
The most common type of personal enjoyment activities
that involve writing done by teens: writing letters and
notes to others, followed by journal entries. In last?
Writing computer programs!
Teen Daily Activities: 38% send texts daily, followed by
speaking on the phone (on different lines), 29% time with
friends daily (outside of school), 26% use social
networking sites daily, 24% IM daily, and 16% send emails
38% of teens use email/text message
writing in school essays! U no wat i mean?
Social Networking connections: 84% of teens
post on their friends walls! Only 33% "poke"
their friends (or give kudos). What a lame thing
to do. Only lame people poke.
Teens 12-18 play games online more than
Gen Y, but more of Gen Y looks up jobs and
watches videos on the internet.
1/4 teens uses smiley
emoticons in school essays! ;)