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Growing Up As The Class of 2012

Growing up 2012 as the class of FREE a, Amazon has never been just a river in South America * Music has always been available via free downloads * Dial-up Internet. What's that? 0000000 Caller ID has always been available on phones * There has always been an Internet ramp onto the information highway * IBM has never made typewriters For Today's Generation With a Nook or an iPad, the burden of the books' weight has gone away Everything is customized and individualized, from the music played to the shows on TV Bills are paid, birthday greetings are sent and pictures are shared across thousands of miles, just by connecting to the web Tag is a method to contact a friend on Facebook, not a game They never have to endure the long wait of snail mail Daily Communication 63% exchange text messages every day 39% communicate via cell phones 35% socialize face-to-face 29% use social network sites 22% instant message 19% make calls over a landline 6% use email Mobile How teens ages 13-17 use their cell phones Text Messaging 83% MMS 56% Pre-installed Games Ringtone Downloads Instant Message 45% 43% 40% Mobile Internet 37% Screensavers Download 33% * On the average, teen girls send/receive nearly 4,000 texts a month Picture Download 32% Game Download 29% Software Download 29% Text Alert Email Video Messaging Content Upload Music Download 29% 28% 26% 4,000 text messages a month 26% 23% Mobile Video 18% Online Game 18% Streaming Audio Location-based Service 17% 16% VolP 5% Source: The Nielsen Company Music 14% of teens own an iPhone 86% own portable media player 31% plan on buying an iPhone in the next 6 months 92% of those portable media players are iPods 57% use P2P (peer-to-peer) file sharing networks 82% download music online Video Ways teens ages 12-17 use video 60% 54% 48% 39% 37% 36% 40% 20% 0% Music Comedy User-Generated Sports Animated Source: The Nielsen Company Other ways teens use video 37% participate in video chats using applications such as Skype, Google Talk and iChat 27% upload video to the Internet 13% stream video live to the Internet Sources http:// ports/2012/PIP_Teens_Smartphones_and_Texting.pdf Brought to you by: Netop is the world leader in classroom management software and is committed to Netop helping teachers use technology effectively for learning and student improvement.

Growing Up As The Class of 2012

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This infographic outlines how the class of 2012 utilizes technology on a daily basis, more so than any other generation.




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