Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Social Networking (web sites) and Teens

A new report is out from PEW about Social Networking and Teens

Some findings of note:
- Over half (55%) of all online teens (12-17) use social networking web sites
- Private vs. Public: 66% set their profiles to private
- Most likely to use social networking sites and create online profiles: Older girls ages 15-17
- MySpace is the top choice for social networking: 85%, Facebook is only 7% and everything else is 1% or lower
- In terms of race, they report that out of teens who create profiles online: White, non-Hispanic 53% vs. Non-white 58%

No mention of MoSoSo in this report.


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