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Teenagers who send more than 120 text a day are more likely to have sex, drink, drugs, and get into fights, a new study has found. The research from the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, found there was a strong between “hyper-texting” and “ behavior”. Lead researcher Dr Scott Frank said one of the of excessive messaging could be parenting: 'If parents are monitoring their kids' texting and networking, they're probably monitoring other as well.” he said. Dr Frank’s research was on questionnaires taken by 4,200 students at 20 high schools in the U.S. state of Ohio. Frank's study is the first to look at the link between texting and social .

The report some interesting statistics. It found that one in five students a hyper-texter and about one in nine was a hyper-networker (someone who three or more hours a day on social networking websites). Both these activities seemed more among girls, minorities, children whose parents are not so well , and kids from single-parent homes. The findings that should parents are the things hyper-texting kids do. The study found hyper-texters have more sex than “” texters, have been in fights, binge drink, and take drugs. One teenager, Jason McCoy, 19, said the statistics made : “Kids who text a lot are dates and parties with their friends. Dates and parties mean drinking and meeting people. Of kids will do things,” he said.

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
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