Mobile social media use among college-bound high school students


Over the last several years, the E-Expectations research series has tracked the use of social media by college-bound high school students. But as smartphones and tablets increase in popularity, how many of these students are accessing these resources via a mobile device?

Noel-Levitz, OmniUpdate, CollegeWeekLive, and NRCCUA conducted a recent study of mobile social media use, surveying nearly 2,300 college-bound high school students. Here is what the respondents reported about their mobile social media use:

This graph shows that college-bound high school seniors are frequent users of social media, and more specifically, more users are accessing these sites from mobile devices (such as cell phones, tablets, and e-readers).

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