The Pugh research center in the United States rarely uses blogs and Twitter


technology news Beijing time on February 4th morning news, according to foreign media reports, the United States Pugh Research Center report released on Wednesday, with respect to the blog, teenagers and young adults use social networking sites more time, but Twitter is an exception. In September 2009, Pugh surveyed 2253 adults and 800 teenagers in the United States, and analyzed the use of the Internet, consumer electronics and social tools.

Internet ubiquitous


figure for the proportion of Internet users of all ages

there is no doubt that young adults use the Internet more than older adults. Pugh in the survey found that 93% of young people (aged between 17 and 12) and young adults (ages 18 to 29) were Internet users, while in the age group over the age of 65, only about. But surprisingly, in the age of 12 to the age of respondents, there are still 7% of people do not access the Internet, some of whom do not or can not afford the network access services.

in young Internet users, 63% claimed at least once a day online. In this age group, the older, the higher the frequency of access, and the majority of young people are using high-speed network access. About 76% of teenagers’ homes have broadband networks, and the other is still using dial-up networks, with no computers and no more than 8%, while the other has a computer that is not available on the Internet by 4%. In contrast, in 2004 the Internet can only 49% of young families.

the current Internet faster and faster, easier access. With the decline in computer prices, as well as the increasing popularity of Internet access, Internet usage will continue to rise.

notebook is more popular than desktop


figure for the U.S. mobile phone ownership of all ages

in terms of consumer electronics, the proportion of children in the United States has a mobile phone (76%) higher than the computer (69%). More than half of the 12 year old has a mobile phone, the proportion of all mobile phone holders are as high as 83%. In the age group of 18 to 29, the proportion is as high as 93%.

The trend of

mobile devices is also reflected in the computer industry. Between 18 and 29 years of age, the laptop retention rate was about 66%, and the desktop was $53%. Other interesting trends include the fact that women are more likely to own a cell phone, and that changes in income will have an impact on the ownership of the computer, but it does not affect the rate of ownership.

teenagers don’t blog or Twitter


figure for the proportion of young Twitter users

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