60% of Americans aged 18-29 send or receive text messages

Mobile activity among Americans18-2930-4950-6465+Send or receive text messages6032142Take a picture311463Play a game16831Send or receive email10972Access the internet for news, weather, sports, or otherinformation14731Record a video621Play music1662Send or receive instant messages9732Get a map or directions to another location632Watch video6311Percent who have done at least one of these activities73%57%23%9%Median number of activities done on typical day1000Number of [...]

Mobile activity among Americans 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+
Send or receive text messages 60 32 14 2
Take a picture 31 14 6 3
Play a game 16 8 3 1
Send or receive email 10 9 7 2
Access the internet for news, weather, sports, or other
information
14 7 3 1
Record a video 6 2 1
Play music 16 6 2
Send or receive instant messages 9 7 3 2
Get a map or directions to another location 6 3 2
Watch video 6 3 1 1
Percent who have done at least one of these activities 73% 57% 23% 9%
Median number of activities done on typical day 1 0 0 0
Number of cases 311 616 456 310
Source: Pew Internet