Rich and poor teenagers use the web differently – the effect of Digital Divide and Inequality

In many countries, young people from wealthy and poor backgrounds spend roughly the same amount of time online. But it’s how they’re using the internet, not how long they’re using it that really matters.

This is according to new research from the OECD, which found that richer teenagers were more likely to use the internet to search for information or to read news rather than to chat or play video games.

Digital Divide

 

Full Article available at: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/07/rich-and-poor-teenagers-spend-a-similar-amount-of-time-online-so-why-aren-t-we-closing-the-digital-divide?utm_content=buffer6990a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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