apophenia: answers to questions from Twitter on teen practices
danah's answers to Qs on teen uses of social media - May '09
What do teens do on Twitter (and the rest of the Internet)?
"To all who asked questions about Twitter: average teens don't use Twitter. They may in the future, but they do not now. Those who do are early adopters and not representative of any mainstream teen practice. Because of Oprah and celebs, some teens are starting to hear about it, but they don't understand it and they aren't using it."