- 95 percent of respondents use the Internet in some fashion.
- 37 percent of internet users aged 12 – 17 participate in video chat — using applications including Skype, Googletalk or iChat.
- 27 percent of internet-using teens record and upload video content to the Internet.
- 13 percent stream video live to the Internet for other people to watch.
Social media users – who make up 80 percent of internet using teens – were found to be far more likely to engage in these video behaviours than non-users, and teenagers of all ages were equally likely to use video chat.
According to Pew, one major difference between now and 2006 is that girls are now just as likely to upload videos as boys — 12 and 13 percent retrospectively. 42 percent of girls who use the Internet video chat, whereas 33 percent of boys do.