45% of girls and 26% of boys talk on cell phone

GirlsBoysSpend time in personoutside of school40%38%Send text messages4428Talk on a cell phone4526Talk on a landline or homephone4724Send instant messages3425Send messages through asocial networking site3116Send email2012Source: Pew Internet Project

Girls Boys
Spend time in person
outside of school
40% 38%
Send text messages 44 28
Talk on a cell phone 45 26
Talk on a landline or home
47 24
Send instant messages 34 25
Send messages through a
social networking site
31 16
Send email 20 12
Source: Pew Internet Project