Teenagers increasingly prefer IM to email

CNET is reporting on a study commissioned by AOL that finds that teenagers are preferring instant messaging to email even more this year than last. Nearly 66 percent of 13- to 21-year-olds say they send more IMs than e-mails, compared with 49 percent last year, according to an America Online-commissioned study of instant messaging trends. … Continue reading “Teenagers increasingly prefer IM to email”

CNET is reporting on a study commissioned by AOL that finds that teenagers are preferring instant messaging to email even more this year than last.

Nearly 66 percent of 13- to 21-year-olds say they send more IMs than e-mails, compared with 49 percent last year, according to an America Online-commissioned study of instant messaging trends.

Overall, 38 percent of users say they send as many or more IMs than e-mails.

I don’t do anywhere near as much IM’ing as email, but if you want to chat, I’m orensr on Google, AIM, and Yahoo, oren.sreebny on .mac, and oren@cac.washington.edu on MSN.

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