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Teens have officially joined the mobile Data Tsunami , more than tripling mobile data consumption in the past year while maintaining their stronghold as the leading message senders. Using recent data from monthly cell phone bills of 65,000+ mobile subscribers who volunteered to participate in the research, Nielsen analyzed mobile usage trends among teens in the United States.
Posted in Tech blog on February 16th, 2012 by Pingdom
Last month George Colony , CEO of Forrester, talked about a “Social Thunderstorm” at the LeWeb conference in Paris . He argued that social is running out of hours and running out of people. What does that mean?
Americans are increasingly going online just for fun and to pass the time. On any given day, 53% of all the young adults ages 18-29 go online for no particular reason except to have fun or to pass the time.
Social network sites, online games, video-sharing sites, and gadgets such as iPods and mobile phones are now fixtures of youth culture. They have so permeated young lives that it is hard to believe that less than a decade ago these technologies barely existed. Today’s youth may be coming of age and struggling for autonomy and identity as did their predecessors, but they are doing so amid new worlds for communication, friendship, play, and self-expression.
D'où que l'on regarde, quand on parle du rapport des jeunes à l'Internet et aux réseaux sociaux, tout le monde évoque d'abord les risques, les dangers, les menaces qui pèsent sur eux.