Online teens in the USA
November 3rd, 2005

“More than half of online teens have created content for the internet; and most teen downloaders think that getting free music files is easy to do,” this Pew Internet & American Life Project reports says.The report entitled “Teen Content Creators and Consumers”,finds that ‘some 57% of online teens create content for the internet.That amounts to half of all teens ages 12-17,or about 12 million youth”.This is from the summary of findings at a glance.”More than half of online teens are content creators.19% of online teens keep a blog and 38% read them.Older girls lead the blogging activity among teens.Teen bloggers are tech-savvy and heavy internet users.Half of online teens say they currently download music files and close to one-third say theydownload video.Most teen downloaders think that getting free music is easy and it’s unrealistic to expect people not to do it.Teens are as likely now to have paid for music online as they are to have tried peer-to-peer services”.

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