Among boys who play games with others online, fully 71% use voice connections to engage with other players (this compares with just 28% of girls who play in networked environments).
When friendships end, many teens take steps to cut the digital web that connects them to their former friend.
Girls who use social media or cellphones are more likely to prune old content and connections: 53% of social media- or cellphone-using girls have blocked someone after ending a friendship, compared with 37% of boys.
I cant wait to go on every time I am on the Internet I cant wait to meet new people it is so easy and fun I love it!!
I've found so many new friends on teen chat and I'm always looking for new ppl to help out with any problems they have, especially in the emo room theres always someone to give a helping hand...verbally. It has a lot of great people and the chat rooms are totally free.
Teen gamers play games with others in person (83%) and online (75%), and they play games with friends they know in person (89%) and friends they know only online (54%).
They also play online with others who are not friends (52%).
Lower-income teens, from households earning less than ,000 annually, are nearly evenly split in how they get in touch with these friends, with 33% saying social media is the most common way they do so and 35% saying texting is their preferred communication method.
Higher-income teens from families earning ,000 or more per year are most likely to report texting as their preferred mode when communicating with their closest friend.
10 through March 16, 2015, and 16 online and in-person focus groups with teens were conducted in April 2014 and November 2014.
Most of these friendships stay in the digital space; only 20% of all teens have met an online friend in person.
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