3 IMPORTANT FACTS! TyrelleAugustin
1st MAJOR FACT • According to the Pew Institute, 71 percent of teens ages 12-17 had cell phones in 2008. This is an increase from 63 percent in 2006, and 45 percent in 2004. This compared with 77 percent of adults who own cell phones.
2nd MAJOR FACT • Research has shown that if a person feels his or her likelihood of being rejected for a date is high, there is a better chance he or she will ask through a text rather than a higher risk way, such as over the phone or in person
3rd Major Fact ! • There have been many breakups caused by IM or online relationships, and college students tend to break up often, via text messaging, since they view it as the most non-confrontational way to express themselves