A virtual life made real

A transition year student reveals how she uses the internet to stay in touch

17th October, 2009

At 15, I am a typical teenager, so I like to keep in touch with my friends. I have broadband at home and usually go on it everyday for about an hour after school. I also send about 50 texts a day, although this number varies.

I never go online on my mobile as it is very expensive, but I do use Bluetooth to send picture messages and music files to friends, as it’s free. I also...

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