Pew Report: For Teens, Blogging on Decline as Social Media Use Grows

BY Hari Sreenivasan  February 3, 2010 at 3:59 PM EST

Amanda Lenhart of the Pew Internet & American Life Project dropped by The Rundown to outline the highlight of their latest report examining social media use among teens and young adults.

Among the major findings were:

  • Just 8 percent of Internet users ages 12 to 17 reported that they use Twitter.

  • Blogging is declining as a means of communication for teens.

  • Many teens are migrating from MySpace to Facebook.

  • Three-quarters of teens and 93 percent of adults ages 18 to 29 have a cell phone.