Should 13 years olds dating
Among the 22% of teens who only use one site, 66% use Facebook, 13% use Google+, 13% use Instagram and 3% use Snapchat.More than half (56%) of teens — defined in this report as those ages 13 to 17 — go online several times a day, and 12% report once-a-day use.Just 6% of teens report going online weekly, and 2% go online less often.Much of this frenzy of access is facilitated by mobile devices.Nearly three-quarters of teens have or have access to a smartphone and 30% have a basic phone, while just 12% of teens 13 to 17 say they have no cell phone of any type.Among African-American teens, 34% report going online “almost constantly” as do 32% of Hispanic teens, while 19% of white teens go online that often.Facebook remains the most used social media site among American teens ages 13 to 17 with 71% of all teens using the site, even as half of teens use Instagram and four-in-ten use Snapchat.24% of teens go online “almost constantly,” facilitated by the widespread availability of smartphones.
Among these “mobile teens,” 94% go online daily or more often.
By comparison, teens who don’t access the internet via mobile devices tend to go online less frequently. African-American and Hispanic youth report more frequent internet use than white teens.