43% of US teens using social sites have spent money within a social network
Online gaming site Roiworld surveyed 600 teens ages 13 to 17 in late April and found that 43% Social Net Teens have spent money on/in a social network.
This study reveals that Games garner most of the Social Net Spending among teens. In fact, they have purchased items such as currency for virtual items in a game (35%) followed by music (33%), avatar accessories in a game (30%) and points to level up in a game (23%).
For some key highlights, please click here: Hi-media Blog Roiworld study April 2010
For more on how teens are spending their time and money online, check out a portion of The Teens and Social Networks study embedded below: www.scribd.com/doc/33751159/Teens-Study-June-2010