Wednesday, December 19, 2007

So we should be youtubing...

A friend of mine sent me this article... With the subject line:

"You prove them wrong Alan"

Just like with diaries, teen girls tend to blog more than their male counterparts, but boys post more video, a new study finds.

(Credit: Pew Internet & American Life Project)About 35 percent of all online teen girls blog, compared with only 20 percent of boys, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project "Teens and Social Media."

"Girls continue to dominate most elements of content creations," the study finds.

About 54 percent of the girls online post photos compared with 40 percent for boys, but boys are nearly twice as likely as girls to have posted video online (19 percent vs. 10 percent).

Overall, 28 percent of online teens have their own blog, up from 19 percent in 2004, while 27 percent of the teens maintain their own Web page.

But how safe are teens being in protecting their personal information and images? More safe than adults, apparently. About 66 percent of teens with a social network profile restrict access in some way and 77 percent of teens who upload photos restrict access some of the time, while only 58 percent of adults who post photos restrict access.

For video, a smaller percentage (54 percent) of teens restrict access, about the same as adults.

For teens who use a variety of communications, 70 percent say they talk daily on the cell phone, 60 percent send text messages every day, 54 percent instant message, 46 percent talk to friends on a landline, 35 percent see friends in person and 22 percent send e-mail daily.

Not surprisingly, cell phones are the primary form of communication for teens, with 63 percent having one.

Yeah, my friends are hilarious. And seriously... what does this say about us poker bloggers??? Based on these stats, there should be a lot more female poker bloggers... where are they? All I know is a bunch of dudes and an occasional girl here and there. I can probably count with one hand, the number of female poker bloggers I know of.

And yes, I know the article is talking about teens. But I thought it was funny. We're bunch of girls.


jamyhawk said...

Please don't tell FTP that I am a 13 year old girl.

katitude said...

Alan, I teach teenage girls. We're worse.