Most Teens Rely on Smartphones to Go Online, Study Finds

In this Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, photo, a woman poses for a photo using her smart phone in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)
In this  Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, photo, a woman poses for a photo using her smart phone in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)
 (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

 

(Los Angeles Times) – Think teenagers are always glued to their phones? A new research report says you’re right.

A survey of more than 1,000 teens found 92% of them go online daily and 24% of them go online “almost constantly.”

The preferred method was smartphones. Ninety-one percent of teens went online at least occasionally using the handheld devices.

The findings come from a Pew Research Center report released Thursday that examines the relationship between teens, social media and technology.

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