Cell Phones Use Among Adults (Pew Study)

By Amanda Lenhart

September 2, 2010
Texting by adults has increased over the past nine months from 65% of adults sending and receiving texts in September 2009 to 72% texting in May 2010. Still, adults do not send nearly the same number of texts per day as teens ages 12-17, who send and receive, on average, five times more texts per day thanĀ  adult texters.
The original purpose of the cell phone is still the most universal – nearly every cell phone user makes calls on their phone at least occasionally, and the average adult cell phone owner makes and receives around 5 voice calls a day…
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About repplinger

John has served as a Reference Librarian at Willamette University since 2002. He is the liaison to the Science Departments, and is responsible for maintaining the collections related to the life & physical sciences. His research interests range over the entire spectrum of libraries and information sciences, but includes: - Google and its influence on information & society - The Internet's influence on information seeking & sharing behaviors - Trends of scholarly communication - Electronic learning environments - Traditional pedagogy - GIS use in academic libraries

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