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Texting is The Most Favorite Way of Communications Between Teenagers in 2018

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Ways of interacting, communication and behaviors are dynamic, and shift as people enter different life stages. As they get older, teenagers with an age range from 13 to 17 are starting to use communication tools in the same way as adults. They will continue to use their tools such as texting, social networking and video chat, but at the same time, they understand the need to use voice and e-mail as they move into the next stage of their lives. However, that doesn’t mean that social media is their preferred way of communicating with friends.

Take a glance at the Teenagers most favorite ways of communications in 2018:

  • Texting is ranked as the most used way of communications between teens in 2018 at a rate of 35%, compared to 33% in 2012.
  • In-person communication is ranked as the second most favorite way of communications between teen in 2018 at a rate of 32%, compared to 49% in 2012.
  • Social media comes at next as a favorite way of communications between teens in 2018 with a rate of 16%, compared to 7% in 2012.
  • Video-chatting also listed as a used way of communications with a rate of 10% in 2018, compared to 2% in 2012.
Teens Favorite Way of Communicating in 2018

A Graph Shows Teenagers with Favorite Ways of Communications in 2018.

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