Report: Nearly A Quarter Of All Teens Go Online “Almost Constantly”

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Do you have a teen that is practically attached to their smartphone? According to a new study from Pew Research Center, they’re not alone.

Researchers say 24 percent of all teens report going online “almost constantly,” and 92 percent of teens go online at least daily.

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The report says the high amount of teens online is “facilitated by the widespread availability of smartphones,” with nearly three quarters of teens having access to one.

Researchers say Facebook still reigns supreme among teens with 71 percent of all teens using the site. Instagram follows behind with 52 percent and 41 percent use Snapchat.

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Perhaps unsurprisingly, the study says teenage girls are more likely to use social media sites and platforms, while boys are more likely to play video games and own gaming consoles.

To read the full report, click here.

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