New information from the Pew Internet and American Life Project on teen use of the intenet. 87% or nearly 21 million 12-17 year olds are using the internet and 11 million go on-line daily. IM is big ad growing 66% of all teens in the age group use IM and 32% use IM every day .
Marketing Vox reports Teens also use a range of online content and services. Email is the number-one activity at 89 percent, down from 92 percent in 2000. Visits to entertainment websites (TV, music, sport and movies) were noted by 84 percent (up from 83 percent in 2000). About 81 percent of teens go online to play games, up from only 66 percent. Checking online news (76 percent), purchasing online (43 percent) and getting health information (31 percent) were also up.