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College Students Lead in Internet Use and Tech Gadgets, Study Finds

By Jie Jenny Zou

A study by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project confirms the idea that young adults—particularly undergraduate and graduate students—are more likely to use the Internet and own tech devices than is the rest of the general population.

But nonstudents ages 18 to 24 were more active on social networks than were college students, sending more updates to Facebook and Twitter.

The study was compiled using data collected from the Pew Internet Project surveys throughout 2010, and it featured a sample size of nearly 10,000 respondents.

Continued at: http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/college-students-lead-in-internet-use-and-tech-gadgets-study-finds/32293

Read the Report: http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2011/College-students-and-technology.aspx

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