A paper published today in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking examines how cell phones help and hurt teen/parent relationships. Read the full paper, “No Crossed Wires: Cell Phone Communications in Parent-Adolescent Relationships” (pdf), or a summary from the New York Times at the link above.
These are the tumblings of the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project (Pew Internet for short). We study how Americans use the internet and technology in their daily lives. You can browse our (free!) reports—and steal our data—at pewinternet.org.